Marriage / Family Therapist Salary (United States)

A Marriage / Family Therapist earns an average salary of $43,415 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Marriage / Family Therapist Total Pay (?
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$31,263 - $63,806
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,415
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Marriage / Family Therapist Total Pay (?
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$16.44 - $97.40
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,263 - $63,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,819  
Profit Sharing
$19.65 - $3,205  
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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$31,942 - $85,696  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$16.44 - $97.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $97.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,819  
   
Profit Sharing
$19.65 - $3,205  
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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$31,942 - $85,696  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,166
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Job Description for Marriage / Family Therapist

The duty of a marriage/family therapist is to counsel individuals and treat patients. The individual would counsel couples and families regarding a wide range of possible psychological issues relating to their personal relationships.
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Marriage / Family Therapist Tasks
  • Assess, diagnose and counsel individuals, couples and families.
  • Manage caseload and documentation.
  • Gather information about patients using interviews, case histories, observations and assessments.
  • Facilitate and lead group and education sessions.
  • Provide individual, couple, family and group therapy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marriage / Family Therapist

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Riverside
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New York
up arrow 7%
San Diego
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Sacramento
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$46,000
Chicago
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Salt Lake City
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Seattle
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Portland
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Phoenix
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Denver
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Experience Affects Marriage / Family Therapist Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Marriage / Family Therapist Salaries

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 4%
Spanish Language
up arrow 2%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%
Counseling
0%
National Average
$46,000
Case Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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