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Entry-Level Mental Health Therapist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Mental Health Therapist is $39,431 per year. A skill in Spanish Language is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,845 - $51,137
(Median)
$31K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,430
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$14.88 - $31.90
(Median)
$15
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,845 - $51,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $1,506  
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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$30,948 - $53,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $31.90  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.60  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
   
Profit Sharing
$814 - $1,506  
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).
)
$30,948 - $53,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 11%

Assessment
up arrow 6%

Group Therapy
up arrow 3%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 3%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 1%

Counseling
0%

National Average
$40,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%