With an overall population of 108,787 and a student population of 61,766, approximately 29,282 of Clearwater students attend one of Clearwater's schools that offer mental health programs.
Of the 1 mental health schools in Clearwater, the largest mental health school, by student population, is St Petersburg College. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Mental Health program at St Petersburg College.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in mental health in Clearwater in 2010. In 2009 tuition at mental health schools in Clearwater was $2,614 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mental health program in Clearwater.
If you decide to work as a mental health counselor in Clearwater, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 mental health counselors in Florida were working in the greater Clearwater area. The number of mental health counselors in Clearwater is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mental health counselor in Clearwater is $22,840 per year, which is lower than the average for mental health counselors state-wide.