Mental Health Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

Mental Health faculty can choose to work at one of 4 mental health schools in Phoenix. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the city of Phoenix, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Mental Health Employment

Phoenix 4,130
Arizona 6,490

Exactly 4,130 of the 6,490 mental health professionals employed in Arizona, work in Phoenix. There has been a 8% growth in the number of mental health professionals in Phoenix between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Phoenix has also increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Mental Health employment growth

6,110 5,620 5,130 5,870 6,490
3,830 3,410 3,080 3,680 4,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$35,208 $36,156 $38,940 $37,388 $38,632
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

As the number of mental health professionals in Phoenix has grown, salaries for mental health professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,632 per year was earned by mental health professionals in Phoenix. Four years earlier in 2006, mental health professionals in Phoenix made an average salary of $35,208 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Phoenix.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Phoenix

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Phoenix mental health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,634. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 117%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,260 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,688 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Phoenix

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

Phoenix 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 Phoenix


There are 4 accredited mental health schools in the city. Many of Phoenix's mental health professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Phoenix


Phoenix's mental health schools offer 4 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Phoenix


In 2010 approximately 275 students graduated from mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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