A Mental Health Worker earns an average wage of C$21.04 per hour. A skill in Counseling is associated with high pay for this job.

C$38,529 - C$63,785
C$39K
C$46K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$46,278
10%
50%
90%
C$15.07 - C$28.01
C$15
C$21
C$28
MEDIAN: C$21.15
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$38,529 - C$63,785
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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C$32,148 - C$63,695
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$15.07 - C$28.01
Overtime C$34.13
Annual Data C$0C$63K
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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C$32,148 - C$63,695
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

Job Description for Mental Health Worker

Hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities typically hire personnel under the title "mental health worker" to assist doctors and nurses with the daily mental health duties. The mental health worker assists in patient monitoring, physical assistance, and performing other general tasks for doctors and nurses. They are in contact with patients and must demonstrate empathy and patience, as well as be adaptable to a variety of situations. While specific tasks required of mental health workers vary by employer, these individuals generally do not possess a medical degree or registered nursing certification.

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Mental Health Worker Tasks

  • Care for patients with mental illnesses or disabilities.
  • Supervise individual patients and/or groups in living or therapeutic situations.
  • Keep records, documentation and patient reports.

Mental Health Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Worker

Pay by Experience for a Mental Health Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Mental Health Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mental Health Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Mental Health Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 20 salaries. A Mental Health Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mental Health Worker

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Mental Health Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$45,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 23%