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Mental Health Therapist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois is $39,767 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.

$30,304 - $59,012
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,767
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Salary
$30,304 - $59,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$30,638 - $59,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Experience Affects Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000


Experienced
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Skills That Affect Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Group Therapy
up arrow 16%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

Clinical Psychology
0%

National Average
$40,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 25%
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