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Mental Health Schools In Oklahoma

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited mental health school in Oklahoma. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the state of Oklahoma, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health associates degree level.


  1. Murray State College

    One Murray Campus, Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Oklahoma 5,450
National 445,580

Approximately 1% of the country's mental health professionals work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Oklahoma

4,880 4,430 5,110 5,000 5,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mental Health is a growing field in Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, 570 more mental health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mental health has grown by 12% in Oklahoma. This is slower 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 Oklahoma

$27,540 $29,898 $30,568 $33,018 $32,996
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mental health professionals is increasing in Oklahoma. The mean salary for mental health professionals in 2006 was $27,540 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $32,996 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Oklahoma

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This represents a 17% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 130% pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health in Oklahoma.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

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

Mental health professionals in Oklahoma earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited mental health school in Oklahoma is decreasing.

Thus there was a 100% percent decrease in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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