Pennsylvania Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Pennsylvania

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton, Erie and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lebanon, York and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg, Allentown and Lancaster

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Pennsylvania

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, MS in Psychology - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Master of Science in General Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, BS in Psychology, AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor
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More Pennsylvania Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona Bachelor 4,034
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Saint Vincent College Latrobe Masters 1,924
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health Counselors relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 80 $39990 1.45
Gettysburg 60 $40650 1.95
Harrisburg 430 $41310 1.47
Carlisle 430 $41310 1.47
Bloomsburg 60 $38790 1.43
Berwick 60 $38790 1.43
Johnstown 60 $45680 1.13
Chambersburg 100 $38630 1.85
Waynesboro 100 $38630 1.85
East Stroudsburg 70 $42580 1.32
Erie 380 $36860 3.18
Pittsburgh 2230 $40360 2.12
Reading 290 $32470 1.85
Lancaster 540 $41750 2.52
Lebanon 0 $47000 0
Scranton 900 $37690 3.79
Wilkes 900 $37690 3.79
Barre 900 $37690 3.79
Hazleton 900 $37690 3.79
State College 120 $45260 1.87
Williamsport 90 $42110 1.8
York 260 $37630 1.57
Hanover 260 $37630 1.57
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