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Mental Health Schools In Utah

There are 2 accredited mental health schools in Utah for faculty who teach mental health classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Utah, and the future trends in mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


  1. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus

    5373 S. Green Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123-4642

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Argosy University-Salt Lake City

    121 Election Rd Ste 300, Draper, Utah 84020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Utah 2,710
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Utah

3,710 2,220 2,110 2,270 2,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mental Health is a shrinking field in Utah. There were 1,000 less mental health professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mental health has shrunk by 27% in Utah. This decline is faster than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$30,468 $42,240 $43,323 $39,768 $34,418
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mental health professionals are growing in Utah. Mental health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $30,468 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $34,418 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Utah

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90th percentile

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of mental health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mental health professionals earning 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Utah

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

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited mental health schools in Utah is increasing. In Utah, there were 45 graduates in 2006. And there were 83 graduates from mental health courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 84%. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Utah

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