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Mental Health Schools
In Lancaster, Pennsylvania

In Lancaster, there is only one mental health school 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 Lancaster, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Lancaster Vs. Pennsylvania Mental Health Employment

Lancaster 890
Pennsylvania 37,480

Of the 37,480 mental health professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 890 work in Lancaster. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mental health professionals in Lancaster has grown by 93%. Overall employment in Lancaster has also increased.

Lancaster Vs. Pennsylvania Mental Health employment growth

32,950 32,750 32,180 34,150 37,480
460 550 580 430 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Lancaster

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Lancaster

$34,187 $36,163 $37,583 $39,573 $38,263
$34,710 $36,150 $37,100 $38,460 $39,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Lancaster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lancaster

Salaries for mental health professionals in Lancaster have increased. In 2010 Lancaster mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $38,263. Mental health professionals in Lancaster made a yearly average salary of $34,187, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Lancaster is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Lancaster

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

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $35,750 per year in Lancaster. The 10% of mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,373 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 124% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Lancaster

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

On average mental health professionals in Lancaster earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Lancaster.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Lancaster


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

Mental Health Programs Offered In Lancaster


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

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Lancaster


In 2010 approximately 7 students completed mental health courses.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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