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The average mental health specialist salary in Colorado, United States is $67,408 or an equivalent hourly rate of $32. This is 0% lower (+$232) than the average mental health specialist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,362. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
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An entry level mental health specialist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,147. On the other end, a senior level mental health specialist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $100,758.

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Job Description
Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

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