Experienced Mental Health Therapist Salary

An Experienced Mental Health Therapist earns an average salary of $48,502 per year.

$35,931 - $64,016
$36K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $48,502
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$18.28 - $49.83
$18
$26
$50
MEDIAN: $25.70
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,931 - $64,016  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $2,043  
Total Pay (?
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$36,604 - $74,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$18.28 - $49.83  
   
Overtime
$27.05 - $84.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$201.34 - $2,043  
   
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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$36,604 - $74,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,079

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Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Clinical Psychology
▲7%

▲1%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼0%

Spanish Language
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Case Management
▼2%

Group Therapy
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%