Child and Family Therapist Salary

The average salary for a Child and Family Therapist is $40,540 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Case Management, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, and Group Therapy. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$32,189 - $53,834
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$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,540
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$12.31 - $28.97
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MEDIAN: $21.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,189 - $53,834  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,821 - $54,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $28.97  
   
Overtime
$32.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$31,821 - $54,918  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Child and Family Therapist

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Child and Family Therapist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Child and Family Therapist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Child and Family Therapist?

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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Key Stats for Child and Family Therapist

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Case Management
▲24%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▲18%

Group Therapy
▲10%

National Average
$41,000

Counseling
▼9%

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
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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