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The average mental health worker salary in Colorado, United States is $37,230 or an hourly rate of $18. This is 0% lower (+$37) than the average mental health worker salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $346.
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Senior Level Salary
An entry level mental health worker (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $30,713. On the other end, a senior level mental health worker (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,912.
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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