The average salary for a Child and Family Therapist is $40,368 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Case Management and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$31,830 - $53,741
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MEDIAN: $40,368
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$12.15 - $30.41
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MEDIAN: $20.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,830 - $53,741  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,723 - $55,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $30.41  
   
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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$29,723 - $55,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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.
052
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 26%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 19%

Group Therapy
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Counseling
up arrow 11%

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
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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