Entry-Level Mental Health Specialist Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Specialist is $14.32 per hour.

$28,402 - $49,619
$28K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,554
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$11.10 - $20.48
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MEDIAN: $14.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,402 - $49,619  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,528 - $46,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $20.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$12.50 - $29.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$24,528 - $46,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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Mental Health Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mental Health Specialist in Columbia:
"I just wish we could get paid more money."
Just love the field of working in it. It requires a lot of patience. There are different days you can't expect the day to be the same. Your responsibilities are to take care of the clients according to the state requirements.

Key Stats for Mental Health Specialist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Mental Health Specialist Salaries

Case Management
▲6%

Counseling
▲3%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 29%
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