Average Early-Career Mental Health Clinician with Counseling Skills Salary

$47,303
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$61k

The average salary for a Mental Health Clinician is $47,303

Base Salary
$37k - $61k
Bonus
$300 - $5k
Commission
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$37k - $63k
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What Do Mental Health Clinicians Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
81.4%
Male
17.4%
Prefer to self-define
1.2%
This data is based on 242 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

74%

Vision

61%

None

17%