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Mental Health Schools
In Gainesville, Florida

There are 2 mental health schools in Gainesville for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health education in Gainesville, which includes mental health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Gainesville Vs. Florida Mental Health Employment

Gainesville 910
Florida 22,800

Exactly 910 of Florida's 22,800 mental health professionals work in Gainesville. Between 2006 and 2010, in Gainesville, there has been a 146% growth in the number of mental health professionals. Overall employment in Gainesville has also increased.

Gainesville Vs. Florida Mental Health employment growth

22,200 20,410 18,930 23,490 22,800
370 810 340 990 910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Gainesville

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Gainesville

$29,660 $31,402 $33,270 $37,598 $38,038
$36,550 $38,290 $38,380 $41,250 $42,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Gainesville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Gainesville

In Gainesville, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 mental health professionals in Gainesville reportedly earned an average salary of $38,038 per year. The average salary for mental health professionals in Gainesville was $29,660 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Gainesville.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Gainesville

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

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $34,795 per year in Gainesville. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,978 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,952 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Gainesville

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

Gainesville mental health professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Gainesville


There are 2 accredited mental health schools in the city. Many of Gainesville's mental health professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Gainesville


Gainesville's mental health schools offer 4 mental health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Gainesville


Approximately 54 students completed mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Gainesville, Florida

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