Average Art Therapist Salary

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The average salary for an Art Therapist is $44,062.
MEDIAN $44,062
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$34k - $60k
$98 - $7k
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$0 - $36k
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$33k - $66k

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Popular Skills for Art Therapist

Skills in Group Therapy, Patient Counseling, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Art Therapist

An entry-level Art Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,492 based on 136 salaries. An early career Art Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,170 based on 283 salaries. A mid-career Art Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,926 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Art Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,913 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,402.
Employees with Art Therapist in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (18.2% more) and New York, New York (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (9.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.9% less).

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