Mental Health Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There is only one mental health school in Portland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in Portland, which includes mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Mental Health Employment

Portland 3,070
Oregon 6,600

Exactly 3,070 of the 6,600 mental health professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 9% decline in the number of mental health professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of mental health professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Mental Health employment growth

5,630 5,700 5,790 6,600 6,600
3,370 3,150 3,790 3,260 3,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$35,378 $35,318 $36,608 $37,062 $39,328
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,328 per year was earned by mental health professionals in Portland. Four years earlier in 2006, mental health professionals in Portland made an average salary of $35,378 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$25,270
25th percentile
$30,385
50th percentile
$37,258
75th percentile
$46,488
90th percentile
$57,025

Mental health professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $37,258. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,025 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Portland

Mental Health
$39,328
Social Work
$46,370
Counseling
$52,228
Clinical Psychology
$64,580
School Psychology
$71,830
Sports Psychology
$71,830
Psychology
$78,010
Forensic Psychology
$78,010

On average mental health professionals in Portland earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Portland.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Portland

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Portland's mental health school offers one mental health degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
38
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total38

Approximately 38 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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