How much does a Mental Health Worker make?

Updated Jun 17, 2021

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Experience

$35,061 /yr
Average Base Pay

558 salaries

$26K

Low

$35K

Average

$47K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Mental Health Worker is $35,061 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Worker salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 558 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Worker employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Laborer$31,248 /yr
L3
Laborer Supervisor$42,373 /yr
L4
Lead Laborer$32,468 /yr
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Four Winds Hospitals
2.9

Four Winds Hospitals

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18
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$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Sheppard Pratt Health System
3.3

Sheppard Pratt Health System

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
4.2

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $18 - $50

$18

$50

$18 - $50 Range

Sheppard Pratt Health System
3.3

Sheppard Pratt Health System

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Pacific Clinics
3.1

Pacific Clinics

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Arbour Health System
2.5

Arbour Health System

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Hoffman Homes for Youth
2.6

Hoffman Homes for Youth

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

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Universal Health Services
3.3

Universal Health Services

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

SCL Health
3.7

SCL Health

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Brattleboro Retreat
2.9

Brattleboro Retreat

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Four Winds Hospitals
2.9

Four Winds Hospitals

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center
2.9

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital
2.3

Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Northwell Health
4.1

Northwell Health

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $21 - $26

$21

$26

$21 - $26 Range

Merakey
3

Merakey

Mental Health Worker

$35,479

 /yr
Range: $27K - $60K

$27K

$60K

$27,319 - $59,798 Range

CarePlus New Jersey
3.5

CarePlus New Jersey

Mental Health Worker

$43,199

 /yr
Range: $39K - $45K

$39K

$45K

$38,893 - $45,406 Range

Butler Hospital
3.6

Butler Hospital

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

Alvarado Parkway Institute
3.2

Alvarado Parkway Institute

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

California Psychiatric Transitions
2.8

California Psychiatric Transitions

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Andrew Residence
3.7

Andrew Residence

Mental Health Worker - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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A Laborer/Operator in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $18 per hour
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San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Farmer in the Napa, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Napa, CA Area area
Temporary
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Day Laborer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$32
hourly
A Bridge Worker in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $32 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Laborer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
$60,000
per year
A Concrete Cutter in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$34
hourly
A Laborer in the Duluth, MN Area area reported making $34 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Duluth, MN Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A General Labor in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $12 per hour
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10+ years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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