Clinical Therapist Salary (United States)

A Clinical Therapist earns an average salary of $39,572 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Clinical Psychology is associated with high pay for this job.
Clinical Therapist Total Pay (?
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$30,760 - $55,913
(Median)
31K
40K
46K
56K
MEDIAN: $39,571
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Clinical Therapist Total Pay (?
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$15.96 - $41.08
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,760 - $55,913  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,996  
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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$31,247 - $62,567  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 748
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.96 - $41.08  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,996  
   
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).
)
$31,247 - $62,567  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 748
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Job Description for Clinical Therapist
  • Counsel individuals, groups or families to help them understand problems and develop treatment plans.
  • Identify psychological, emotional or behavioral issues and diagnose disorders.
  • Manage caseload and documentation.
  • Provide for referrals and community contacts.
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Therapist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
National Average
$41,000
Chicago
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Detroit
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Experience Affects Clinical Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Clinical Therapist Salaries

National Average
$41,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 274 votes.
Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 23%
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