Average Art Therapist Salary

$44,821
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$350
Bonus
$36,000
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The average salary for an Art Therapist is $44,821.
10%
$35k
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$45k
90%
$62k
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Job Satisfaction for Art Therapist

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What Are Popular Skills for Art Therapists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Art Therapists?

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 $41,523 based on 34 salaries. An early career Art Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,968 based on 247 salaries. A mid-career Art Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,579 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Art Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,979 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,984.
Employees with Art Therapist in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 37.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (16.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (15.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (13.2% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 485 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
50.9%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
8.2%