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Mental Health in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Mental Health Programs in Oklahoma

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

Murray State College, the only accredited Mental Health school in Oklahoma, is located in Tishomingo. It received a ranking of 87th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Murray State College graduated 0 students from its Mental Health programs.


The tuition rate for students taking Mental Health courses at Murray State College was $2,990 per year.

A Mental Health degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?

The highest percentage of Mental Health graduates in Oklahoma pursue careers as a mental health counselor. If you decide to work as a mental health counselor in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,340 Oklahoma mental health counselors as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Oklahoma mental health counselors:

  1. Canadian County - 450 mental health counselors
  2. Creek County - 340 mental health counselors
  3. Atoka County - 180 mental health counselors

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of mental health counselors in Oklahoma will grow by 17%, and by 2018, there will be an estimated 1,450 mental health counselors working in Oklahoma.


A mental health counselor in Oklahoma earns $42,640 per year on average. However, Oklahoma mental health counselors earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,800 per year to more than $76,530 per year in 2010. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for a mental health counselor are:

  1. Comanche County - $49,430 per year
  2. Canadian County - $48,910 per year
  3. Creek County - $40,100 per year

On average mental health counselors earns the least in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Atoka County - $35,320 per year
  2. Beckham County - $36,410 per year
  3. Adair County - $37,860 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional mental health statistics regarding a career in Mental Health and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as mental health or psychology.

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Mental Health Counselors 1,340 $42,640 1.5%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,100 $33,000 14.6%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 1,080 $40,610 61.2%
Psychiatric Technicians 970 $26,490 70.2%
Psychiatric Aides 960 $22,240 10.3%

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