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Entry-Level Mental Health Therapist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Mental Health Therapist is $39,051 per year. A skill in Spanish Language is associated with high pay for this job.
$30,690 - $50,871
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,050
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$14.98 - $34.89
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,690 - $50,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,970  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $1,513  
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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$30,874 - $54,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 974
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.98 - $34.89  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $1,513  
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).
)
$30,874 - $54,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 296
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 13%

Assessment
up arrow 7%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 1%

Group Therapy
up arrow 1%

Counseling
0%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$40,000

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 245 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%