Earnings for Mental Health Program Managers in the United States come in at around $54K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Mental Health Program Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mental Health Program Managers.

$35,717 - $79,721
$36K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,192
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$11.73 - $34.88
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MEDIAN: $19.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,717 - $79,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,568 - $78,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $34.88  
   
Overtime
$14.00 - $45.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,568 - $78,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Mental Health Program Manager

Mental health program managers are in charge of creating and overseeing mental health programs in their organization. They are responsible for promoting and performing follow-ups as needed by their company or patients. They provide correct information to patients and families regarding eligibility requirements, and they design and monitor program progress, modifying programs as as needed. Mental health program managers lead efforts to increase patient satisfaction, communicate with mental health professionals to resolve patient concerns, and meet with patients' families to provide emotional and logistical support.

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Mental Health Program Manager Tasks

  • Supervise staff and give clinical direction.
  • Participate in program development.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities.
  • Provide for referrals and community contacts.
  • Adhere to local, state and federal guidelines and regulations.

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Popular Skills for Mental Health Program Manager


Mental Health Program Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Program Development, People Management, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent, 14 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Clinical Supervision indicates knowledge of Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Program Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $55K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $57K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Mental Health Program Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $64K on average.

Mental Health Program Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mental Health Program Manager?

Mental Health Program Manager in Chicago:
"It's the best job I've ever had. I love to work with people!"
Pros: I really get to help a person. The ability of implementing change upon a persons life is a great feeling. Utilizing different techniques and groups to approach different people and there individual issues. Overall the joy of helping a person in the time of need.
Cons: Not having the proper staffing or safety for the patients and staff.

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Key Stats for Mental Health Program Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Program Manager Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Mental Health Program Manager Salaries

Program Development
up arrow 36%

People Management
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Counseling
0%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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