Mental Health Worker salary in the United States

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Based on 1,828 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Mental Health Workers make?
The average total salary for a Mental Health Worker is $34,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,828 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mental Health Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mental Health Worker salary can vary between $17,500 to $64,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mental Health Worker salary by location

Mental Health Worker salary by company

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State Of New Hampshire, Merrimack County, NH
22 income tax records
$34K – $60K
State Of Maine, Kennebec County, ME
15 income tax records
$31K – $54K
Brattleboro Retreat, Windham County, VT
12 income tax records
$22K – $48K
State Of Massachusetts, Worcester County, MA
14 income tax records
$23K – $93K
State Of Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, AL
20 income tax records
$19K – $53K
Yellowstone Boys And Girls Ranch, Yellowstone County, MT
13 income tax records
$20K – $35K
Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore County, MD
19 income tax records
$22K – $42K
Texas Laurel Ridge Hospital, Bexar County, TX
10 income tax records
$15K – $35K

Mental Health Worker demographics in United States

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80% are single
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20% are married
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29% have kids
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27% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mental Health Workers in United States

1,828 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mental health worker in the United States is $34,000 per year. Mental health worker salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $64,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,828 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mental health worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mental health workers in the United States: State of New Hampshire ($45,500 a year), State of Maine ($44,500 a year), and Brattleboro Retreat ($36,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mental health workers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($52,500 a year), Hartford Metro Area, CT ($49,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($41,500 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.