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$33,745

Average Base Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$314

Average Bonus
The average mental health assistant salary in Alabama, United States is $33,745 or an equivalent hourly rate of $16. This is 10% lower (-$3,792) than the average mental health assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $314. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.
Salary by Experience

$27,838

Entry Level Salary

$44,334

Senior Level Salary
An entry level mental health assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $27,838. On the other end, a senior level mental health assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $44,334.

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Job Description
Assist mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients, working under direction of nursing and medical staff. May assist with daily living activities, lead patients in educational and recreational activities, or accompany patients to and from examinations and treatments. May restrain violent patients. Includes psychiatric orderlies.
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