Mental Health Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

Mental Health faculty can choose to work at only one mental health school in Anchorage. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the city of Anchorage, which encompasses mental health training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Mental Health
  • Bachelors degree in Mental Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Mental Health Employment

Anchorage 1,060
Alaska 1,660

Exactly 1,060 of the 1,660 mental health professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. The number of mental health professionals in Anchorage has grown by 141% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of mental health professionals in Anchorage has increased, overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Mental Health employment growth

1,020 780 1,040 1,360 1,660
440 560 570 750 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$40,047 $43,703 $44,084 $45,974 $44,386
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

As the number of mental health professionals in Anchorage has grown, salaries for mental health professionals have also increased. In 2010 mental health professionals in Anchorage reportedly earned an average salary of $44,386 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, mental health professionals in Anchorage made an average salary of $40,047 per year. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Anchorage is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Anchorage

10th percentile
$32,350
25th percentile
$36,156
50th percentile
$42,680
75th percentile
$50,280
90th percentile
$61,104

Anchorage mental health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,680. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,350 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,104 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Mental Health
$44,386
Social Work
$47,857
Counseling
$61,226
Clinical Psychology
$67,920
Sports Psychology
$73,120
Psychology
$73,120
Forensic Psychology
$73,120
School Psychology
$73,120

On average mental health professionals in Anchorage earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Anchorage.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Anchorage

1

There is only one accredited mental health school in the city. Many of Anchorage's mental health professionals are graduates of this school.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Anchorage

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Anchorage's mental health schools offer 2 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Anchorage

associate
53
bachelor
19
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total72

Approximately 72 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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