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Community Mental Health Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,852 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Community Mental Health Worker is $60,852 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Community Mental Health Worker is between $44,324 and $74,596. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Provides strength and community-based rehabilitative mental health services, as described in the clients' case plans.
  • Collects information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests.
  • Develops and implements appropriate individual treatment plans for each client, based on clinical experience and knowledge, in order to meet his/her mental health needs.
  • Provides individual and/or group mental rehabilitation services for clients.
Community Mental Health Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job family population: 112,040

Estimated population of Community Mental Health Worker jobs: 103,201

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Community Mental Health Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Children's Mental Health Case Manager - In Alaska
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Connections
... working with community-based children's mental health services. Supervisory experience is also preferred. DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS * Perform supervisory functions: interview, provide ongoing ...
Children's Mental Health Therapist - In Alaska
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Connections
Community Connections is seeking a Child and Family Mental Health Clinician to join our team on ... Currently licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor or Marriage and Family ...
Licensed Clincal Social Worker
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
National Coalition Of Healthcare Recruiters
Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor -Case Management (Community Mental Health Center) Chicago, IL -- Loan Repayment through the NHSC! We are seeking a Licensed ...
Psychiatrist and Behavioral Health Supervisor
May 21
Kenosha, WI, USA
Kenosha Community Health Center
KENOSHA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER IS LOOKING FOR A PSYCHIATRIST/BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUPERVISOR FOR ITS ... Initial screening and intake (mental health assessment) to determine appropriate level of mental ...
Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW
May 20
Kenosha, WI, USA
Kenosha Community Health Center
Kenosha Community Health Center is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Workers to work in our ... mental health experience--including rapid screening/assessment skills, knowledge of brief ...
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