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Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pensacola, Panama City and Naples
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Orlando, West Palm Beach and Cape Coral
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Sarasota

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More Florida Mental Health Counseling Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Bachelors
55,206
Gainesville
Doctorate
52,367
Lake Worth
Bachelors
30,520
Clearwater
Bachelors
30,028
Tampa
Associates
27,061
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
21,625
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
18,244
Coral Gables
Doctorate
16,744
Fort Myers
Bachelors
16,627
Cocoa
Bachelors
15,825
Jacksonville
Doctorate
15,762
Pensacola
Doctorate
12,966
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
12,706
New Port Richey
Bachelors
11,822
Ocala
Bachelors
7,375
Miami Gardens
Doctorate
4,662
DeLand
Doctorate
4,357
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,764
Coconut Creek
N/A
2,737
Naples
Masters
1,636
Key West
Associates
1,013
Royal Palm Beach
Doctorate
987
Tampa
Doctorate
495
Sarasota
Doctorate
463
Gainesville
Bachelors
393
Pembroke Pines
Masters
302

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Lakeland-Winter HavenN/A $
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachN/A $
North Port-Sarasota-BradentonN/A $
OcalaN/A $
Orlando-Kissimmee-SanfordN/A $
Palm Bay-Melbourne-TitusvilleN/A $
Port St. LucieN/A $
TallahasseeN/A $
Tampa-St. Petersburg-ClearwaterN/A $
JacksonvilleN/A $
Cape Coral-Fort MyersN/A $
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-DestinN/A $
GainesvilleN/A $

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