Mental Health Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Mental Health faculty can choose to work at only one mental health school in Seattle. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Seattle, and the future trends. Academia in mental health includes mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Mental Health Employment

Seattle 3,420
Washington 8,510

Of the 8,510 mental health professionals employed in Washington State, 3,420 work in Seattle. There has been a 9% growth in the number of mental health professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of mental health professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Mental Health employment growth

7,640 8,590 11,100 9,830 8,510
3,130 3,050 3,690 3,590 3,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$37,958 $36,140 $36,158 $36,026 $40,398
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 Seattle mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,398. The average salary for mental health professionals in Seattle was $37,958 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$27,710
25th percentile
$31,688
50th percentile
$39,508
75th percentile
$47,656
90th percentile
$56,400

Mental health professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $39,508 per year. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,710 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $56,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Seattle

Mental Health
$40,398
Social Work
$48,560
Counseling
$54,688
Clinical Psychology
$58,435
Psychology
$74,355
Forensic Psychology
$74,355
Sports Psychology
$79,290
School Psychology
$79,290

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Seattle

1

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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
67
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total67

In 2010 approximately 67 students completed mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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