Mental Health Schools In South Carolina

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited mental health school in South Carolina. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Schools

  1. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Mental Health Employment

South Carolina 2,690
National 445,580

Approximately 1% of the country's mental health professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In South Carolina

1,050 1,850 2,070 2,430 2,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mental health professionals is growing in South Carolina. There were 1,640 more mental health professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 156% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$21,545 $29,876 $29,956 $30,338 $30,574
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Carolina, as the number of mental health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mental health professionals are increasing. The mean salary for mental health professionals in 2006 was $21,545 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $30,574 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$20,656
25th percentile
$23,658
50th percentile
$27,640
75th percentile
$34,200
90th percentile
$46,928

Thus, there was a 30% growth in mental health professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 127% pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health in South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Clinical Psychology
$58,372
Counseling
$46,785
Forensic Psychology
$71,890
Mental Health
$30,574
Organizational Psychology
$66,960
Psychology
$70,247
School Psychology
$62,170
Social Work
$38,872
Sports Psychology
$62,170

In South Carolina, mental health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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