Panama City has a general population of 36,417 and an overall student population of 6,745. Approximately 6,178 of Panama City's students are enrolled in schools that offer mental health programs.
The largest mental health school in Panama City, by student population, is Gulf Coast Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Gulf Coast Community College with credentials in mental health.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,387 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for mental health related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Panama City after graduating from mental health school, you should know that job prospects for mental health counselors in Panama City, which is the most popular mental health profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 103 mental health counselors in Florida were working in the greater Panama City area. By the year 2018, the number of mental health counselors is expected to increase by 23% in Panama City. 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 Panama City is $31,460 per year, which is higher than the average for mental health counselors state-wide.