Mental Health Specialist salary in the United States

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Based on 1,080 income tax records
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How much do Mental Health Specialists make?
The average total salary for a Mental Health Specialist is $36,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,080 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mental Health Specialist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mental Health Specialist salary can vary between $18,000 to $73,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mental Health Specialist salary by location

Mental Health Specialist salary by company

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State Of Vermont, Washington County, VT
10 income tax records
$32K – $62K
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Franklin County, OH
15 income tax records
$17K – $47K

Mental Health Specialist demographics in United States

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77% are single
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23% are married
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31% have kids
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33% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mental Health Specialists in United States

1,080 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mental health specialist in the United States is $36,500 per year. Mental health specialist salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $73,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,080 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mental health specialist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mental health specialists in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($60,500 a year), Portland Metro Area, OR ($50,500 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($47,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.