Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Mental Health Specialist is $17.13
What Do Mental Health Specialists Do?
A mental health specialist assists clients with understanding and living with mental illness and its effects on those around them, especially families. While many aspects of the job have a great deal in common with the work of psychologists or psychiatrists in private practice, the mental health specialist in many situations is the first encounter for a person seeking advice or counseling in this field. Mental health specialists may work in hospitals and clinics in this first-contact role; …Read more