$37,791
Avg. Salary
$15.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in Indianapolis, Indiana is $15.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in Indianapolis, Indiana is $37,791 per year.

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Salary $31,999 - $49,807
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$25,491 - $49,377
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
5.6%

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 27%