$46,853
Avg. Salary
$16.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Rochester, New York is $16.00 per hour.

The median Mental Health Therapist has a base pay of $46,853. Salaries generally range from $38k to $70k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
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MEDIAN $16.00
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MEDIAN $46,853
$37,927 - $69,531
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MEDIAN: $46,853
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Salary $37,927 - $69,531
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$32,023 - $67,871
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Mental Health Therapist

The descriptor "mental health therapist" includes a variety of professionals that conduct therapy as part of their daily responsibilities, such as clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school therapists, social workers, and general therapists. Therapy includes the use of psychological methods - such as cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoanalysis - to help patients overcome behavioral and psychological obstacles and problems. Techniques used by mental health therapist include cognitive-behavioral therapy, word association, and a wide variety of psychological tests, among many others. A mental health therapist can work in their own practice or for a particular company or organization. As part of a company, the therapist may focus on employees' problems and how they affect productivity and job performance.

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Mental Health Therapist Tasks
  • Interact with clients, provide therapy, and suggest specific services.
  • Write progress notes and coordinate with other care providers.
  • Monitor for and intervene in crisis situations.
  • Document and report on interactions, concerns, treatment, and attendance.

About Rochester, New York

Monroe County, New York
209,808
Male:
100,135 (47.7%)
Female:
109,673 (52.3%)
Rochester (/ˈrɒtʃᵻstər/ or /ˈrɒˌtʃɛstər/) is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in the western portion of the U.S. state of New York, and the seat of Monroe County. The city's population (210,565) was the state's third largest — after New York City and Buffalo — at the time of the 2010 census. Rochester is the center of a larger metropolitan area that encompasses and extends beyond Monroe County, and comprises Genesee County, Livingston County, Ontario County, Orleans County and Wayne County. This area, which is part of the Western New York region, had a population of 1,079,671 at the time of the 2010 Census. A Census estimate of July 1, 2012, raised that number to 1,082,284. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, and rose to prominence as the site of many flour mills along the Genesee River, and then as a major hub of manufacturing. Several of the...
Rochester:
$31,946
New York:
$60,850
$790
Rochester:
$76,900
New York:
$293,500
8.7%

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
8%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 9%