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Mental Health Schools
In San Mateo, California

The city of San Mateo has only one 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 San Mateo, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health certificate level.


Professional Trends

San Mateo Vs. California Mental Health Employment

San Mateo 2,270
California 39,130

Exactly 2,270 of California's 39,130 mental health professionals work in San Mateo. There has been a 19% decline in the number of mental health professionals in San Mateo between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for mental health professionals in San Mateo has decreased, overall employment in San Mateo has increased.

San Mateo Vs. California Mental Health employment growth

42,920 32,830 32,530 42,330 39,130
2,790 2,500 2,950 2,820 2,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Mateo

Mental Health VS. All professions salaries in San Mateo

$42,170 $42,303 $45,560 $47,046 $49,753
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health in San Mateo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Mateo

In San Mateo, salaries for mental health professionals have increased. In 2010 mental health professionals in San Mateo reportedly earned an average salary of $49,753 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mental health professionals in San Mateo was $42,170 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Mateo.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in San Mateo

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90th percentile

Mental health professionals make a median salary of $44,585 per year in San Mateo. The difference in pay between the mental health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,420 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,995 per year.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in San Mateo

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

San Mateo mental health professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Mental Health schools in San Mateo


Many of San Mateo's mental health professionals are graduates of the only accredited mental health school in the city.

Mental Health Programs Offered In San Mateo


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

Student Completed Mental Health Degrees In San Mateo


Approximately 3 students graduated from mental health courses in 2010.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in San Mateo, California

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