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Mental Health Schools In Montana

Montana has is only one accredited mental health school where mental health faculty who teach mental health classes can find employment. The trends in Montana's mental health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in mental health includes mental health training at the mental health associates degree level.


  1. Stone Child College

    8294 Upper Box Elder Road, Box Elder, Montana 59521-9796

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Montana 2,280
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Montana

1,620 1,920 2,020 2,130 2,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of mental health is growing. There were 660 more mental health professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Montana, this field has grown by 41% in four years. 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 Montana

$23,640 $36,880 $30,220 $25,610 $30,236
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mental health professionals is increasing in Montana. In 2006 mental health professionals made a mean salary of $23,640 per year, and in 2010 they made $30,236 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Montana

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This represents a 22% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Montana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health. The pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 124%

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Montana

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

In Montana, 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 Montana


Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Montana

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