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Mental Health Schools
In Buffalo, New York

The city of Buffalo has 3 schools where mental health faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the city of Buffalo, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Buffalo Vs. New York Mental Health Employment

Buffalo 1,680
New York 34,390

Of the 34,390 mental health professionals employed in New York, 1,680 work in Buffalo. There has been a 22% growth in the number of mental health professionals in Buffalo between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of mental health professionals in Buffalo has increased, overall employment in Buffalo has also increased.

Buffalo Vs. New York Mental Health employment growth

32,210 33,520 37,880 35,140 34,390
1,380 1,450 1,560 1,140 1,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Buffalo

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Buffalo

$32,120 $33,610 $35,377 $36,663 $36,950
$37,400 $38,640 $40,170 $40,960 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Buffalo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Buffalo

In Buffalo, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 Buffalo mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $36,950. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in Buffalo was $32,120 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Buffalo.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Buffalo

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Mental health professionals make a median salary of $34,663 per year in Buffalo. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,617 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $52,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Buffalo

Mental Health
Social Work
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Mental health professional salaries in Buffalo are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Buffalo


Many of Buffalo's mental health professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited mental health schools in the city.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Buffalo


Buffalo's mental health schools offer 3 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Buffalo


In 2010 approximately 54 students graduated from mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Buffalo, New York

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