$45,000
Avg. Salary
$22.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in San Francisco, California is $22.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in San Francisco, California is $45,000 per year.

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Job Description for Mental Health Counselor

Mental health counselors are healthcare workers who treat, and may even diagnose, mental health problems and illnesses. These counselors are typically state-certified, and requirements for the position often include master's-level education in counseling or human psychology; however, they are not always psychiatrists or psychologists aside from counseling. In any case, they employed primarily in hospitals and dedicated mental health or addiction clinics which value their versatility highly.

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Mental Health Counselor Tasks

  • Maintain accurate required documentation of patient care.
  • Counsel clients to promote optimal mental health, individually and in group sessions.
  • Design and implement treatment plans.
  • Assesses patient mental status and problems through interviews and observations.

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
60%
10-19 years
40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
60%
10-19 years
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 20%