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Mental Health Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

In Detroit, 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 Detroit, which includes mental health training at the mental health associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Mental Health Employment

Detroit 1,910
Michigan 11,380

Exactly 1,910 of Michigan's 11,380 mental health professionals work in Detroit. The number of mental health professionals in Detroit has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Detroit has increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Mental Health employment growth

8,580 11,160 9,070 11,750 11,380
1,990 2,180 1,810 1,810 1,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$35,490 $36,626 $37,585 $39,572 $39,213
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

Salaries for mental health professionals in Detroit have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,213 per year was earned by mental health professionals in Detroit. The average salary for mental health professionals in Detroit was $35,490 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Detroit is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $38,185 per year in Detroit. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,042 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,940 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Detroit

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

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

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Detroit


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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's mental health school offers one mental health degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 18 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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