Mental Health Schools
In Poughkeepsie, New York

The city of Poughkeepsie has only one school where mental health faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the city of Poughkeepsie, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Mental Health Employment

Poughkeepsie 1,250
New York 34,390

Of the 34,390 mental health professionals employed in New York, 1,250 work in Poughkeepsie. The number of mental health professionals in Poughkeepsie has grown by 54% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Poughkeepsie has also increased.

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Mental Health employment growth

32,210 33,520 37,880 35,140 34,390
810 900 1,200 1,140 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Poughkeepsie

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Poughkeepsie

$35,307 $40,580 $43,073 $39,646 $39,976
$41,180 $42,500 $44,110 $45,480 $46,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Poughkeepsie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Poughkeepsie

As the number of mental health professionals in Poughkeepsie has grown, salaries for mental health professionals have also increased. In 2010 mental health professionals in Poughkeepsie reportedly earned an average salary of $39,976 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in Poughkeepsie was $35,307 per year. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Poughkeepsie is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Poughkeepsie

10th percentile
$26,520
25th percentile
$31,460
50th percentile
$38,776
75th percentile
$47,638
90th percentile
$55,672

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $38,776 per year in Poughkeepsie. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,672 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Poughkeepsie

Mental Health
$39,976
Counseling
$50,888
Social Work
$54,263
Clinical Psychology
$54,305
Sports Psychology
$77,590
Psychology
$77,590
Forensic Psychology
$77,590
School Psychology
$77,590

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Poughkeepsie

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Poughkeepsie

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Poughkeepsie

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
17
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

Approximately 17 students graduated from mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Poughkeepsie, New York

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