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Mental Health Schools In Nevada

In Nevada, there are 5 accredited schools where mental health classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in mental health training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  3. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  4. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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  5. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

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Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Nevada 1,710
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Nevada

830 1,600 1,280 1,720 1,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of mental health is growing. There were 880 more mental health professionals working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 106% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for mental health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% between 2006 and 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$28,070 $41,026 $43,748 $40,982 $41,428
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mental health professionals are growing in Nevada. Mental health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $28,070 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $41,428 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Nevada

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 32% growth in mental health professionals' 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 94% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Nevada

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

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited mental health schools in Nevada is decreasing. In Nevada, there were 8 graduates in 2006. And there were 2 graduates from mental health courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 75%. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a associate's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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