Qualified Mental Health Professional Salary in the United States

How much does a Qualified Mental Health Professional make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Qualified Mental Health Professional in the United States is $15 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $14 and $17. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Qualified Mental Health Professional

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Qualified Mental Health Professional in the United States. The average hourly rate for Qualified Mental Health Professional ranges from $14 to $17 with the average hourly pay of $15. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $14 to $18 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $16.

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Job Openings for Qualified Mental Health Professional
Provides mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention services for adult ... Basic Qualifications: Experience * N/A Education * Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare ...
Kaiser Permanente - 1 day ago
The Trauma Academy Northwest, Inc. - Salem , OR
... Qualifications: * Previous experience in mental health counseling or other related fields ... professionals on the effects of trauma on the brain/body. One goal of practice is to provide ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Northwest Human Services, Inc. -
As one of our highly qualified Mental Health Counselors, you will provide trauma-informed, compassionate, and professional mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
JAKAFI Behavioral Care Center - City of Fredericksburg , VA
Clinical Supervisor MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: (I) A Bachelor's Degree or Masters Degree in Social Work ... mental health professional. Must possess a valid driver's license. Experience in providing ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Horizons Professional Counseling Services, PC -
Qualifications and Skills * Active licensure in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Professional Counselor. * Ability to work ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
... mental health needs. Under supervision, may collaborate with treating primary care providers and with psychiatric and allied health professional team members to plan and direct each individual ...
Kaiser Permanente - 3 days ago