Mental Health Program Manager Salary

Mental Health Program Managers in the United States can expect wages of $54K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Mental Health Program Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,195 - $82,235
$36K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,483
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$11.71 - $33.70
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$0$82K
Salary $36,195 - $82,235
Bonus $0.00 - $16,006
Profit Sharing $13,425
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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$34,764 - $79,775
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $11.71 - $33.70
Overtime $14.40 - $63.62
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $16,006
Profit Sharing $13,425
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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$34,764 - $79,775
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Mental Health Program Manager


Survey results suggest that Mental Health Program Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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, 13 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Clinical Supervision indicates knowledge of Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Program Manager

Pay by Experience for a Mental Health Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Mental Health Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mental Health Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Mental Health Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 103 salaries. A Mental Health Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,724

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mental Health Program Managers, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mental Health Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). Richmond is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national 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
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Mental Health Program Manager Salaries

▲19%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$54,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Mental Health Program Manager Salaries

Program Development
▲36%

People Management
▲13%



▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%
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