Mental Health Therapist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois is $39,586 per year. This job's salary does not change very much with experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Group Therapy is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,167 - $57,519
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,585
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$30,167 - $57,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,944  
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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$30,483 - $58,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Experience Affects Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
0%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Group Therapy
up arrow 18%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 26%