How much does a Mental Health Specialist make in Nashville, TN?

Updated Nov 24, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$32,442 /yr
Average Base Pay

26 salaries

$25K

Low

$32K

Average

$42K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Mental Health Specialist is $32,442 per year in the Nashville, TN Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Mental Health Specialist in the Nashville, TN Area is $0, with a range from $0 - $0. Salaries estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Specialist employees in the Nashville, TN Area.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
3.8

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Mental Health Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $16
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$13

$16

$13 - $16 Range

Rolling Hills Hospital
3.2

Rolling Hills Hospital

Mental Health Specialist - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Mental Health Cooperative
3.8

Mental Health Cooperative

Mental Health Specialist

$38,094

 /yr
Range: $29K - $48K

$29K

$48K

$29,296 - $48,422 Range

CoreCivic
2.7

CoreCivic

Mental Health Specialist
About 

$43K -$47K

$43K

$47K

$43,024 - $46,907 Range

Rolling Hills Hospital
3.2

Rolling Hills Hospital

Mental Health Specialist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Nashville CARES
3.1

Nashville CARES

Mental Health Specialist
About 

$37K -$40K

$37K

$40K

$36,532 - $39,706 Range

Psych Hub
5

Psych Hub

Mental Health Specialist
About 

$50K -$55K

$50K

$55K

$50,349 - $54,857 Range

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Rolling Hills Hospital
3.2

Rolling Hills Hospital

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $14

$14

$14

$14 - $14 Range

Oak Plains Academy
2.2

Oak Plains Academy

Mental Health Associate - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Centerstone
3.2

Centerstone

Mental Health Counselor

$46,636

 /yr
Range: $32K - $56K

$32K

$56K

$31,929 - $55,618 Range

Hermitage Hall
1.9

Hermitage Hall

Mental Health Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $15

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Wellpath
3.1

Wellpath

Mental Health Technician

$60,816

 /yr
Range: $61K - $69K

$61K

$69K

$60,816 - $69,351 Range

Centerstone
3.2

Centerstone

Mental Health Therapist

$38,000

 /yr
Range: $36K - $38K

$36K

$38K

$36,291 - $38,384 Range

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
3.8

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Mental Health Specialist II - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Mental Health Technician - Hourly
About 

$11 -$14

 hourly

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
3.8

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Mental Health Technician
About 

$52K -$57K

$52K

$57K

$51,685 - $56,663 Range

Meharry Medical College
4.2

Meharry Medical College

Mental Health Technician - Hourly
About 

$12 -$15

 hourly

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

BrightQuest Treatment Centers
3.3

BrightQuest Treatment Centers

Mental Health Technician - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Cedar Grove Residential Treatment Center
4.2

Cedar Grove Residential Treatment Center

Mental Health Technician - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mental Health Specialist salaries

The average salary for a Mental Health Specialist is $32,442 per year in Nashville, TN Area. Salaries estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mental Health Specialist employees in Nashville, TN Area.

The highest salary for a Mental Health Specialist in Nashville, TN Area is $42,401 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mental Health Specialist in Nashville, TN Area is $24,823 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Mental Health Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Mental Health Specialist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent mental health specialist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$45,000
per year
A Therapist reported making $45,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
$65,000
per year
A Mental Health Therapist reported making $65,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$36,000
per year
An Outpatient Therapist reported making $36,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$21
hourly
A Therapist reported making $21 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
An Outpatient Mental Therapist reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$52,000
per year
A Therapist reported making $52,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$34,000
per year
A Clinical Therapist reported making $34,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$38,000
per year
A Mental Health Therapist reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,163
per year
A Therapist reported making $60,163 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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