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Schools Offering Mental Health Programs in Maine

Around 0.0% of Maine's graduates, graduate from Mental Health degree programs every year.

Kennebec Valley Community College, the only accredited Mental Health school in Maine, is located in Fairfield. It received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Kennebec Valley Community College's Mental Health programs.


The tuition rate for students taking Mental Health courses at Kennebec Valley Community College was $3,124 per year.

A Mental Health degree from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of Mental Health graduates in Maine pursue careers as a mental health counselor. In 2010, there were 460 mental health counselors working in Maine. In Maine, the largest numbers of mental health counselors work in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 270 mental health counselors
  2. Penobscot County - 70 mental health counselors
  3. Aroostook County - 0 mental health counselors

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 430 mental health counselors will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of mental health counselors to grow by 2%.


A mental health counselor in Maine earns $48,520 per year on average. But, in 2010, some Maine mental health counselors earned as little as less than $23,570 per year or as much as more than $100,410 per year. The following counties in Maine have the highest average salaries for mental health counselors:

  1. Cumberland County - $51,180 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $49,900 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $41,770 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for mental health counselors are:

  1. Aroostook County - $41,770 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $49,900 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $51,180 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional mental health statistics regarding a career in Mental Health. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or psychology.

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Psychiatric Aides 1,870 $25,640 405.4%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,490 $42,900 -8.0%
Psychiatric Technicians 560 $25,720 55.6%
Mental Health Counselors 460 $48,520 -22.0%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 340 $47,020 -39.3%

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