$43,957
Avg. Salary
$21.85
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills in Portland, Oregon is $21.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills in Portland, Oregon is $43,957 per year.

$19.65
10%
$21.85
50%
$25.43
90%
MEDIAN $21.85
$33k
10%
$44k
50%
$87k
90%
MEDIAN $43,957
$32,926 - $87,262
$33K
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$87K
MEDIAN: $43,957
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$0$87K
Salary $32,926 - $87,262
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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$33,051 - $72,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $21.85
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$72K
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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$33,051 - $72,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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 Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%