$35,608
Avg. Salary
$15.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $15.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $35,608 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 St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
63%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
25%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 14%