Mental Health Schools
In Columbia, Maryland

There is only one mental health school in Columbia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in Columbia, which includes mental health training at the mental health certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Maryland Mental Health Employment

Columbia 3,830
Maryland 6,570

Exactly 3,830 of the 6,570 mental health professionals employed in Maryland, work in Columbia. The number of mental health professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 19% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of mental health professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Maryland Mental Health employment growth

6,740 6,610 7,360 6,860 6,570
4,710 3,600 5,180 4,450 3,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$36,386 $40,028 $38,174 $39,430 $40,198
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of mental health professionals in Columbia has shrunk, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 Columbia mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,198. Mental health professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $36,386, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$25,336
25th percentile
$30,706
50th percentile
$37,354
75th percentile
$46,100
90th percentile
$58,612

Columbia mental health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,354. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,336 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 131% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Columbia

Mental Health
$40,198
Counseling
$48,762
Social Work
$55,820
Clinical Psychology
$61,903
School Psychology
$78,540
Sports Psychology
$78,540
Psychology
$81,790
Forensic Psychology
$81,790

On average mental health professional salaries in Columbia are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Columbia

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

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

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Maryland

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