$49,603
Avg. Salary
$25.75
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $25.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $49,603 per year.

$17.94
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$44.61
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MEDIAN $49,603
$36,649 - $65,079
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$0$75K
Salary $36,649 - $65,079
Bonus $5,000
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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$37,296 - $75,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data $0$775
Hourly Rate $17.94 - $44.61
Overtime $775
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $5,000
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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$37,296 - $75,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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.

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 27%