How much does a Mental Health Clinician (MSW) make in the United States? The average Mental Health Clinician (MSW) salary in the United States is $66,681 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $60,270 and $73,805. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Mental Health Clinician (MSW) Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Mental Health Clinician (MSW) Salary $54,433 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Mental Health Clinician (MSW) Salary $60,270 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Mental Health Clinician (MSW) Salary $66,681 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Mental Health Clinician (MSW) Salary $73,805 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Mental Health Clinician (MSW) Salary $80,292 US June 27, 2024
25% $60,270 10% $54,433 90% $80,292 75% $73,805 $66,681 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Mental Health Clinician (MSW) need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Flexibility: Adapting, responding to, and dealing with the changing environment and new situations.

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Self Care: Self-care is the practice of individuals looking after their own health using the knowledge and information available to them. It is a decision-making process that empowers individuals to look after their own health efficiently and conveniently, in collaboration with health and social care professionals as needed.

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Clinical Services: The direct and/or indirect provision of medical and healthcare services at the Facility to or for the benefit of persons requesting or requiring such services;

Flexibility 3.9%
Self Care 2.36%
Clinical Services 1.17%
Others 92.57%
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Job Description for Mental Health Clinician (MSW)

Mental Health Clinician (MSW) provides clinical mental health counseling and case management services to patients. Completes patient assessments to identify social and emotional challenges. Being a Mental Health Clinician (MSW) may conduct crisis interventions with patients and families. Recommends and coordinates services. Additionally, Mental Health Clinician (MSW) coordinates with multi-disciplinary teams to develop and implement a holistic treatment plan. Typically requires eligibility for state licensure. Requires a master's degree in social work. Typically reports to a manager. Mental Health Clinician (MSW)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Mental Health Clinician (MSW) salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Mental Health Clinician (MSW), the highest Mental Health Clinician (MSW) salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Mental Health Clinician (MSW) salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Mental Health Clinician (MSW) salary is in Miami, FL, where the Mental Health Clinician (MSW) salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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