The average salary for a Mental Health Therapist in Chicago, Illinois is $40,835 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$32,747 - $55,394
(Median)
$33K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,834
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$21.50 - $65.00
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$29
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,747 - $55,394  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$33,060 - $61,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$29.48  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Bonus
$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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$33,060 - $61,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Group Therapy
up arrow 6%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
0%

National Average
$42,000

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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