Mental Health Associate Salary

A Mental Health Associate earns an average wage of $14.18 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$26,782 - $60,000
$27K
$33K
$60K
MEDIAN: $32,700
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50%
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$10.49 - $18.60
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.96
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$0$60K
Salary $26,782 - $60,000
Total Pay (?
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$22,115 - $42,751
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.49 - $18.60
Overtime $1.04 - $26.94
Annual Data $0$42K
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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$22,115 - $42,751
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

Job Description for Mental Health Associate

Mental health associates generally assist in identifying problems and positive strengths of patients in a medical setting. They work regularly with medical team members to assist in the continuation of development plans for treatment, and maintaining open communication between registered nurses and licensed health professionals is imperative for continuing patients' mental health plans.

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Mental Health Associate Tasks

  • Make observations and document patient treatment interventions, behavior and progress
  • Participate in patient's treatment planning with other staff
  • Organize, supervise and encourage patient participation in educational and recreational activities
  • Assist mentally impaired patients with daily therapeutic and hygiene needs under direction of nursing and medical staff
  • Dispense medications as directed by physician

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Key Stats for Mental Health Associate

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Mental Health Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$30,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 38%