Mental Health Clinician in San Diego, California Salary

A Mental Health Clinician in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $21.49 per hour.

$41,444 - $72,860
$47K
MEDIAN: $47,143
50%

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$17.52 - $30.88
$18
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20.48
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50%
90%

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$0$72K
Salary $47,143
Total Pay (?
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$37,844 - $72,985
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $17.52 - $30.88
Overtime $30.07
Annual Data $0$72K
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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$37,844 - $72,985
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Mental Health Clinician

Mental health clinicians help treat and diagnose individuals who have (or may have) any psychological issues. They work with patients directly using many different techniques, including evaluating patients, conducting therapy sessions (either individual or group), advocating for their patient, and attending court hearings on behalf of their patient. Mental health clinicians may work with individuals dealing with a number of difficult issues, such as addiction, relationship violence, and many different types of trauma.

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Mental Health Clinician Tasks

  • Work directly with clients to assess health, create plans and evaluate progress.
  • Visit clients at work, home or social settings to assess progress.
  • Counsel clients during emergency and crisis events.
  • Participate in peer reviews and trainings, including making presentations.
  • Connect clients to services, support and resources.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Mental Health Clinician Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Clinician

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Skills That Affect Mental Health Clinician Salaries

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▲4%

Counseling
▲2%

Case Management
▲2%

National Average
$44,000

Group Therapy
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%