The average pay for a Child and Family Therapist is $40,383 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Case Management and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$31,953 - $53,499
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$32K
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$53K
MEDIAN: $40,382
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$12.18 - $30.20
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,953 - $53,499  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,885 - $54,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$32.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,885 - $54,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Child and Family Therapist

  • Develop and review treatment plan goals with clients and their families.
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy services.
  • Screen and assess a patient's mental health needs and identify care options.

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Child and Family Therapist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Child and Family Therapist in Denver:
"Do what you love, love what you do."
Shadow others and make sure this is what you want to do as a profession. I love what I do and have established good boundaries so that I can still be emotionally available to my family.

Child and Family Therapist in Covington:
"How to be a ruthless boss."
Operate from the heart. Leave that piece of your heart at work...don't bring it home.

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Experience Affects Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 27%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 20%

Group Therapy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Counseling
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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