$42,500
Avg. Salary
$15.62
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in Phoenix, Arizona is $15.62 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Counseling skills in Phoenix, Arizona is $42,500 per year.

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MEDIAN $42,500
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MEDIAN: $42,500
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Salary $42,500
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$21,084 - $59,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
10-19 years
36%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
10-19 years
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 11%