The average wage for a Psychotherapist in Toronto, Ontario is C$58.96 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$38,671 - C$86,555
C$39K
C$60K
C$87K
MEDIAN: C$59,622
10%
50%
90%
C$25.34 - C$130
C$25
C$60
C$130
MEDIAN: C$59.60
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$209K
Salary C$38,671 - C$86,555
Bonus C$0.00
Total Pay (?
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C$40,699 - C$209,869
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data C$0C$130
Hourly Rate C$25.34 - C$130
Annual Data C$0C$209K
Bonus C$0.00
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$40,699 - C$209,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Psychotherapist

A psychotherapist assists individuals, families and specific groups to help with identifying trauma and psychological issues that may be affecting their lives on an emotional, behavioral and/or psychological level. Understanding inner conflicts as well as processing a patient's emotions, behaviors and thought patterns are among the responsibilities of a psychotherapist. A psychotherapist works with a variety of therapy methods, including hypo-psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and even humanistic and integrative psychotherapy. Scheduling individual and group therapy sessions is an important duty of psychotherapists, allowing multiple options for those who are seeking counseling and advice of any kind.

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Psychotherapist Tasks

  • Manage caseload and documentation
  • Counsel individuals, groups or families to help them understand problems and develop treatment plans
  • Identify psychological, emotional or behavioral issues and diagnose disorders
  • Provide for referrals and community contacts

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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$76,000 based on 10 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$100,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Psychotherapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$100,000 based on 9 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$47,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Psychotherapist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Psychotherapist Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲29%

National Average
C$77,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Late-Career
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 67%