Mental Health Schools
In San Diego, California

The city of San Diego has only one school where mental health faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in San Diego, and the future trends. Academia in mental health includes mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Mental Health Employment

San Diego 2,560
California 39,130

Exactly 2,560 of the 39,130 mental health professionals employed in California, work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mental health professionals in San Diego has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for mental health professionals in San Diego has decreased, overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Mental Health employment growth

42,920 32,830 32,530 42,330 39,130
2,610 3,090 3,290 3,090 2,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$36,422 $37,822 $38,663 $41,174 $39,878
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

As the number of mental health professionals in San Diego has shrunk, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 mental health professionals in San Diego reportedly earned an average salary of $39,878 per year. The average salary for mental health professionals in San Diego was $36,422 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in San Diego

10th percentile
$25,620
25th percentile
$30,578
50th percentile
$37,020
75th percentile
$47,644
90th percentile
$58,650

Mental health professionals in San Diego earn a median salary of $37,020 per year. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,620 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in San Diego

Mental Health
$39,878
Social Work
$53,428
Counseling
$56,928
Clinical Psychology
$70,660
School Psychology
$82,760
Sports Psychology
$82,760
Psychology
$89,715
Forensic Psychology
$89,715

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in San Diego

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In San Diego

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in mental health offered by San Diego's mental health school.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In San Diego

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

Approximately 7 students graduated from mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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