Mental Health Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Mental Health faculty can choose to work at only one mental health school in Atlanta. The trends in Atlanta's mental health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Mental Health Employment

Atlanta 4,130
Georgia 6,360

Exactly 4,130 of the 6,360 mental health professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 213% growth in the number of mental health professionals. As the number of mental health professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Mental Health employment growth

3,270 4,590 5,070 5,100 6,360
1,320 2,240 2,720 2,860 4,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$32,260 $33,923 $33,582 $38,082 $35,858
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for mental health professionals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 Atlanta mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $35,858. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in Atlanta was $32,260 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$24,424
25th percentile
$27,718
50th percentile
$33,088
75th percentile
$42,538
90th percentile
$52,490

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $33,088 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,424 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Mental Health
$35,858
Social Work
$47,955
Counseling
$50,568
Clinical Psychology
$57,933
School Psychology
$70,100
Sports Psychology
$70,100
Psychology
$70,940
Forensic Psychology
$70,940

Atlanta mental health professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Atlanta

1

Many of Atlanta's mental health professionals are graduates of the only accredited mental health school in the city.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Atlanta's mental health school offers one mental health degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
131
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total131

In 2010 approximately 131 students completed mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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