Mental Health Schools
In San Luis Obispo, California

The city of San Luis Obispo has only one school where mental health faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in San Luis Obispo, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Mental Health Employment

San Luis Obispo 40
California 39,130

Of the 39,130 mental health professionals employed in California, 40 work in San Luis Obispo. Overall employment in San Luis Obispo has decreased.

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Mental Health employment growth

42,920 32,830 32,530 42,330 39,130
No data 280 70 70 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Luis Obispo

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in San Luis Obispo

No data $38,915 $31,780 No data $54,280
$38,580 $39,290 $41,410 $43,470 $44,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in San Luis Obispo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Luis Obispo

In 2010 San Luis Obispo mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,280. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Luis Obispo.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in San Luis Obispo

10th percentile
$38,640
25th percentile
$45,270
50th percentile
$55,000
75th percentile
$64,580
90th percentile
$71,280

Mental health professionals in San Luis Obispo earn a median salary of $55,000 per year. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,640 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in San Luis Obispo

Mental Health
$54,280
Social Work
$62,190
Counseling
$63,440
Sports Psychology
$94,580
School Psychology
$94,580
Psychology
$94,580
Forensic Psychology
$94,580
Clinical Psychology
$94,580

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in San Luis Obispo

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In San Luis Obispo

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

San Luis Obispo's mental health schools offer 2 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In San Luis Obispo

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
69
Total75

In 2010 approximately 75 students graduated from mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in San Luis Obispo, California

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