Mental Health Schools In Washington DC

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited mental health schools in Washington DC. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health training in Washington DC, which includes mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Schools

  1. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Washington DC 2,360
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Washington DC

2,700 1,940 3,110 2,940 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mental health professionals is shrinking in Washington DC. 340 less mental health professionals were working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of mental health professionals has shrunk by 13%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$36,534 $38,632 $41,102 $43,170 $44,572
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of mental health professionals is declining, the salaries paid to mental health professionals are increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 mental health professionals made a mean salary of $36,534 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,572 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$26,974
25th percentile
$34,764
50th percentile
$44,390
75th percentile
$53,132
90th percentile
$62,648

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington DC state, within the field of mental health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mental health professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Clinical Psychology
$59,130
Counseling
$51,666
Forensic Psychology
$73,580
Mental Health
$44,572
Organizational Psychology
$81,430
Psychology
$77,505
School Psychology
$73,580
Social Work
$57,692
Sports Psychology
$73,580

Mental health professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited mental health schools in Washington DC is increasing.

Thus there was a 100% percent increase in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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