Mental Health Schools
In Los Angeles, California

Mental Health faculty can choose to work at only one mental health school in Los Angeles. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in Los Angeles, which includes mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Mental Health Employment

Los Angeles 11,390
California 39,130

Of the 39,130 mental health professionals employed in California, 11,390 work in Los Angeles. The number of mental health professionals in Los Angeles has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Mental Health employment growth

42,920 32,830 32,530 42,330 39,130
10,380 11,690 8,180 11,810 11,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$34,838 $36,628 $39,798 $40,278 $40,344
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of mental health professionals in Los Angeles has grown, salaries for mental health professionals have also increased. Los Angeles mental health professionals made $40,344 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for mental health professionals in Los Angeles was $34,838 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
$24,624
25th percentile
$29,550
50th percentile
$37,820
75th percentile
$46,630
90th percentile
$61,234

Los Angeles mental health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,820. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,624 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,234 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Mental Health
$40,344
Counseling
$53,422
Social Work
$53,545
Clinical Psychology
$65,668
School Psychology
$75,820
Sports Psychology
$75,820
Psychology
$82,405
Forensic Psychology
$82,405

Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Los Angeles

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Los Angeles' mental health school offers one mental health degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Los Angeles

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
20
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

Approximately 20 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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