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Entry-Level Marriage / Family Therapist Salary

Entry-Level Marriage & Family Therapists take home approximately $41K annually on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Marriage & Family Therapists is high. The vast majority of Entry-Level Marriage & Family Therapists (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$30,373 - $58,585
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,873
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$15.12 - $80.40
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,373 - $58,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,583  
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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$30,697 - $70,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 547
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $80.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,583  
   
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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$30,697 - $70,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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Marriage / Family Therapist in Chicago:
"MFT Specific."
Because Marriage and Family Therapists have a uniquely systemic perspective, it is important to make sure you are in supervision and consultation with someone who will nurture your skills and development. Also, don't be afraid to follow and stick with your passions. Collaborate with others and learn from them. Learn some basic skills related to care management... this will inform and support the effectiveness of your therapeutic care.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Marriage / Family Therapist Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 6%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 4%

Counseling
0%

National Average
$42,000

Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 26%