A Psychotherapist earns an average wage of C$51.39 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$38,339 - C$83,089
C$38K
C$61K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$60,874
10%
50%
90%
C$24.61 - C$135.47
C$25
C$57
C$140
MEDIAN: C$56.50
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$216K
Salary C$38,339 - C$83,089
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,010
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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C$40,756 - C$216,809
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data C$0C$135
Hourly Rate C$24.61 - C$135.47
Overtime C$0.00
Annual Data C$0C$216K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,010
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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C$40,756 - C$216,809
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Psychotherapist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Psychotherapist

Pay by Experience for a Psychotherapist has a negative trend. An entry-level Psychotherapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychotherapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Psychotherapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$92,000 based on 26 salaries. A Psychotherapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$70,401

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Psychotherapist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Psychotherapist?

Psychotherapist in Ottawa:
"Its emotionally rewarding and draining at the same time."
Choose this as a career because you truly care about helping others. Maintain a work life balance as much as possible and practice self care strategies.

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Key Stats for Psychotherapist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Psychotherapist Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$70,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Late-Career
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 69%