Mental Health Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

The city of Bridgeport has only one school where mental health faculty can find employment. The trends in Bridgeport's mental health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Mental Health Employment

Bridgeport 1,280
Connecticut 9,010

Exactly 1,280 of the 9,010 mental health professionals employed in Connecticut, work in Bridgeport. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bridgeport, there has been a 23% decline in the number of mental health professionals. As the number of mental health professionals in Bridgeport has decreased, overall employment in Bridgeport has also decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Mental Health employment growth

9,140 8,050 7,740 7,120 9,010
1,660 1,760 1,480 1,650 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$41,483 $44,110 $41,682 $44,938 $47,228
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

Salaries for mental health professionals in Bridgeport have increased. In 2010 Bridgeport mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,228. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in Bridgeport was $41,483 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bridgeport.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Bridgeport

10th percentile
$29,410
25th percentile
$35,720
50th percentile
$45,082
75th percentile
$56,912
90th percentile
$70,108

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $45,082 per year in Bridgeport. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,410 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,108 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Bridgeport

Mental Health
$47,228
Counseling
$51,352
Social Work
$57,720
Clinical Psychology
$63,155
Sports Psychology
$80,470
Psychology
$80,470
Forensic Psychology
$80,470
School Psychology
$80,470

Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Bridgeport

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mental health offered by Bridgeport's mental health schools.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Bridgeport

associate
25
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total35

Approximately 35 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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