Mental Health Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

Mental Health faculty can choose to work at only one mental health school in Lakewood. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in Lakewood, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health


Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Mental Health Employment

Lakewood 1,090
Washington 8,510

Exactly 1,090 of the 8,510 mental health professionals employed in Washington State, work in Lakewood. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lakewood, there has been a 35% growth in the number of mental health professionals. As the number of mental health professionals in Lakewood has increased, overall employment in Lakewood has also increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Mental Health employment growth

7,640 8,590 11,100 9,830 8,510
810 700 1,310 1,050 1,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$39,960 $37,383 $37,537 $37,885 $44,323
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

Salaries for mental health professionals in Lakewood have increased. In 2010 Lakewood mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,323. Four years earlier in 2006, mental health professionals in Lakewood made an average salary of $39,960 per year. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Lakewood is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Lakewood

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Mental health professionals make a median salary of $44,113 per year in Lakewood. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,200 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 79% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Lakewood

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

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Lakewood


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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Lakewood


Lakewood's mental health schools offer 2 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Lakewood


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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