Washington Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Washington

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yakima, Tacoma and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bellingham, Seattle and Kennewick
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Yakima

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Longview, Bellingham and Seattle

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Washington are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Washington

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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

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Psychology - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

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

Be a part of the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies at Saybrook University.

  • Programs: M.A. Psychology, Counseling Specialization
  • Degrees: Master

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

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

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.

  • Programs: MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , MA in Psychology, General Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
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More Washington Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bellevue College Bellevue Bachelor 12,305
Central Washington University Ellensburg Masters 10,505
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Clover Park Technical College Lakewood Associate 9,829
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Edmonds Community College Lynnwood Associate 8,435
Highline Community College Des Moines Associate 5,859
Lower Columbia College Longview Associate 3,348
Northwest Indian College Bellingham Bachelor 584
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Peninsula College Port Angeles Bachelor 3,180
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Seattle Community College-Central Campus Seattle Associate 6,810
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
Spokane Falls Community College Spokane Associate 9,623
Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee Associate 3,150
Western Washington University Bellingham Masters 14,276
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. 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


Bellingham 60 $40940 0.78
Longview 40 $57290 1.06
Kennewick 70 $45910 0.72
Richland 70 $45910 0.72
Mount Vernon 0 $62960 0
Anacortes 0 $62960 0
Olympia 110 $45640 1.14
Tumwater 110 $45640 1.14
Seattle 1430 $42660 0.85
Tacoma 1430 $42660 0.85
Bellevue 1430 $42660 0.85
Walla Walla 30 $50570 1.5
Yakima 60 $39410 0.76
Spokane 300 $47510 1.47
Spokane Valley 300 $47510 1.47
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