$35,273
Avg. Salary
$15.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor in Buffalo, New York is $15.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor in Buffalo, New York is $35,273 per year.

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Salary $30,201 - $44,698
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$30,229 - $44,042
  • 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 Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
8%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: