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Mental Health Specialist Salary
in Phoenix, Arizona

$67,632 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,366

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mental Health Specialist is $67,632 a year and $33 an hour in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Mental Health Specialist is between $48,506 and $83,459. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mental Health Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans and conducts group, individual, group, and family psychotherapy sessions in an inpatient mental health unit.
  • Provides psychotherapeutic services to individuals, groups, couples or families and may specialize in a certain area.
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in psychology or social work and two years of patient care experience.
Mental Health Specialist Job Prevalence in Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Job family: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job family population: 112,040

Estimated population of Mental Health Specialist jobs: 10,305

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$78,404
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Phoenix () is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,660,272 people (as of 2018). It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 11th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.73 million people as of 2017. Phoenix is the seat of Maricopa County and the largest city in the state at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), more...

Mental Health Specialist Job Listings for Phoenix, Arizona

Prevention & Education Specialist
Jun 21
Sacaton, AZ, USA
Gila River Health Care
Implements prevention services for suicide, mental health and substance abuse prevention and ... Prevention & Education Specialist Department: TT - Behavioral Health Sch Cou Job ID: 2019-6314 ...
ACT Peer Support Specialist
May 8
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Partners In Recovery, LLC
Is a self-disclosed mental health consumer and is willing to provide a consumer's perspective of the team's service provision. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Works as part of a clinical ...
Mental Health Dedicated Intake Clinician for In Home
Jun 20
Phoenix, AZ, USA
People Empowering People of AZ
Our agency provides mental health services (mostly home-visits), so you must have a car and valid driver's license and be willing to drive to clients' homes. Job includes conducting intake assessment ...
Independently Licensed Admissions Manager for Residential Treatment
Jun 27
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
A New Leaf
... mental illness through behavioral health and education programs. Our mission is to help children ... Working in partnership with the intake specialist ensure that A New Leaf has all necessary ...
Intensive Outpatient Behavioral Specialist
May 21
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Touchstone Health Services
Bachelor's degree in behavioral health related field and/or High School Diploma and 4 years of related experience in the behavioral health related field. * Valid Arizona Driver's License * Must ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mental Health Specialist is $67,632 a year and $33 an hour in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Mental Health Specialist is between $48,506 and $83,459. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mental Health Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Mental Health Specialist Job Listings for Phoenix, Arizona

Prevention & Education Specialist
Jun 21
Sacaton, AZ, USA
Gila River Health Care
Implements prevention services for suicide, mental health and substance abuse prevention and ... Prevention & Education Specialist Department: TT - Behavioral Health Sch Cou Job ID: 2019-6314 ...
ACT Peer Support Specialist
May 8
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Partners In Recovery, LLC
Is a self-disclosed mental health consumer and is willing to provide a consumer's perspective of the team's service provision. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Works as part of a clinical ...
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