A Marriage / Family Therapist earns an average salary of $43,546 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Marriage / Family Therapist Total Pay (?
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$31,225 - $63,370
(Median)
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63K
MEDIAN: $43,545
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Marriage / Family Therapist Total Pay (?
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$15.70 - $99.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$31,225 - $63,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $3,931  
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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$31,709 - $88,961  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$15.70 - $99.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $87.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $3,931  
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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$31,709 - $88,961  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,295
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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 Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Atlanta
up arrow 13%
Minneapolis
up arrow 11%
Riverside
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San Diego
up arrow 8%
Philadelphia
up arrow 7%
New York
up arrow 6%
National Average
$46,000
Chicago
up arrow 1%
Sacramento
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Dallas
up arrow 9%
Phoenix
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Denver
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Nashville
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Experience Affects Marriage / Family Therapist Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Marriage / Family Therapist Salaries

Spanish Language
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Emergency/Trauma
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National Average
$46,000
Counseling
up arrow 1%
Case Management
up arrow 2%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 292 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 28%
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