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The average mental health assistant salary in Colorado, United States is $37,550 or an hourly rate of $18. This is 0% lower (+$37) than the average mental health assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $349.
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An entry level mental health assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $30,977. On the other end, a senior level mental health assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $49,333.

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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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