Mental Health Schools
In Denver, Colorado

The city of Denver has 2 schools where mental health faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in Denver, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health
  • Masters degree in Mental Health


Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Mental Health Employment

Denver 3,510
Colorado 7,120

Exactly 3,510 of Colorado's 7,120 mental health professionals work in Denver. There has been a 6% decline in the number of mental health professionals in Denver between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of mental health professionals in Denver has decreased, overall employment in Denver has increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Mental Health employment growth

6,920 6,170 6,600 7,280 7,120
3,740 3,170 3,350 3,220 3,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$31,624 $31,318 $34,065 $34,248 $35,683
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

Salaries for mental health professionals in Denver have increased. In 2010 Denver mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $35,683. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in Denver was $31,624 per year. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Denver is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Denver

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Mental health professionals in Denver make a median yearly salary of $32,885. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,122 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $53,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Denver

Mental Health
Social Work
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Sports Psychology
School Psychology

Denver 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 Denver


Many of Denver's mental health professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited mental health schools in the city.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Denver


Denver's mental health schools offer 3 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Denver


Approximately 49 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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