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Mental Health Schools In Tennessee

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited mental health schools in Tennessee. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


  1. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Argosy University-Nashville

    100 Centerview Dr, Suite 225, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Tennessee 9,690
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Tennessee

4,070 7,250 8,020 7,800 9,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mental health professionals is growing in Tennessee. There were 5,620 more mental health professionals working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 138%. 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 Tennessee

$24,508 $28,500 $29,074 $29,144 $24,600
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of mental health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mental health professionals are increasing. The mean salary for mental health professionals in 2006 was $24,508 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $24,600 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Tennessee

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Thus, mental health professionals' salaries grew by 0% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Tennessee, 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 121%

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Tennessee

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

In Tennessee, mental health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


100% of these graduates received a master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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