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Average Child and Family Therapist Salary

$44,661
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$1,125
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The average salary for a Child and Family Therapist is $44,661.
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$45k
90%
$59k
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Job Satisfaction for Child and Family Therapist

3.6 out of 5
(16)
Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Child and Family Therapists?

Skills in Counseling, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice and Group Therapy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Child and Family Therapists?

An entry-level Child and Family Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,113 based on 6 salaries. An early career Child and Family Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,799 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Child and Family Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,284 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Child and Family Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,573 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Child and Family Therapist in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 6.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tucson, Arizona (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
53.2%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
6.4%