Mental Health Schools
In Santa Clara, California

In Santa Clara, there is only one mental health 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 Santa Clara, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Mental Health Employment

Santa Clara 1,040
California 39,130

Exactly 1,040 of the 39,130 mental health professionals employed in California, work in Santa Clara. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mental health professionals in Santa Clara has shrunk by 15%. As the employment for mental health professionals in Santa Clara has decreased, overall employment in Santa Clara has also decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Mental Health employment growth

42,920 32,830 32,530 42,330 39,130
1,230 2,370 2,040 1,460 1,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$44,817 $45,640 $43,002 $41,107 $43,428
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

In Santa Clara, salaries for mental health professionals have decreased. Santa Clara mental health professionals made $43,428 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in Santa Clara was $44,817 per year. The decline in the salary of mental health professionals in Santa Clara is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Santa Clara

10th percentile
$28,458
25th percentile
$31,978
50th percentile
$40,982
75th percentile
$51,122
90th percentile
$65,558

Santa Clara mental health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,982. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,458 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $65,558 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Mental Health
$43,428
Social Work
$55,233
Counseling
$57,680
Clinical Psychology
$69,465
Sports Psychology
$100,010
Psychology
$100,010
Forensic Psychology
$100,010
School Psychology
$100,010

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Santa Clara

1

Many of Santa Clara's mental health professionals are graduates of the only accredited mental health school in the city.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Santa Clara

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mental health offered by Santa Clara's mental health schools.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Santa Clara

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students completed mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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