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Mental Health Schools In Michigan

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited mental health schools in Michigan. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Michigan, and the future trends in mental health training at the following levels:


  1. Wayne County Community College District

    801 W Fort St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus

    5480 Corporate Dr Ste 240, Troy, Michigan 48098-2623

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus

    318 River Ridge Dr NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544-1683

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Michigan 11,380
National 445,580

Approximately 3% of the country's mental health professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Michigan

8,580 11,160 9,070 11,750 11,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mental health professionals is growing in Michigan. There were 2,800 more mental health professionals working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mental health has grown by 33% in Michigan. 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 Michigan

$37,148 $38,100 $38,984 $39,098 $38,416
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mental health professionals are growing in Michigan. The mean salary for mental health professionals in 2006 was $37,148 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,416 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Michigan

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25th percentile
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This represents a 3% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of mental health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mental health professionals earning 133% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Michigan state.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Michigan

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

In Michigan, mental health professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Michigan


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited mental health schools in Michigan is increasing. In 2006, 6 students graduated from mental health courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 89 students graduated.

Thus there was a 1383% percent increase in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. 67% of these graduates received an master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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