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Mental Health Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

In Providence, 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 Providence, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Mental Health Employment

Providence 2,440
Rhode Island 2,190

Of the 2,190 mental health professionals employed in Rhode Island, 2,440 work in Providence. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mental health professionals in Providence has shrunk by 7%. Overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Mental Health employment growth

2,440 2,640 2,410 2,320 2,190
2,630 2,940 2,770 2,540 2,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$36,302 $37,344 $40,028 $39,795 $40,450
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of mental health professionals in Providence has shrunk, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 Providence mental health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,450. Mental health professionals in Providence made a yearly average salary of $36,302, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mental health professionals in Providence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Providence

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Mental health professionals make a median salary of $38,038 per year in Providence. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,138 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,825 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Providence

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

On average mental health professional salaries in Providence are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in Providence


There is only one accredited mental health school in the city. Many of Providence's mental health professionals are graduates of this school.

Mental Health Programs Offered In Providence

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in mental health offered by Providence's mental health school.

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In Providence

No data at this time.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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