Fort Lauderdale has a general population of 152,397 and an overall student population of 73,020. Approximately 29 of Fort Lauderdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer mental health programs.
Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc is the largest mental health school in Fort Lauderdale, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc with credentials in mental health.
If you decide to work as a mental health counselor in Fort Lauderdale, your job prospects are average. There were 6,370 mental health counselors working in Florida and 960 working in the greater Fort Lauderdale area in 2010. The government projects that the number of mental health counselors in Fort Lauderdale will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Fort Lauderdale is $27,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mental health counselors.