Child and Family Therapist Salary

The average salary for a Child and Family Therapist is $40,540 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Case Management, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, and Group Therapy. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$32,131 - $58,466
$32K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,663
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50%
90%

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$15.61 - $48.75
$16
$22
$49
MEDIAN: $21.93
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$0$58K
Salary $32,131 - $58,466
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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$32,360 - $56,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $15.61 - $48.75
Overtime $32.25
Annual Data $0$56K
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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$32,360 - $56,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Child and Family Therapist

  • Screen and assess a patient's mental health needs and identify care options.
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy services.
  • Develop and review treatment plan goals with clients and their families.

Child and Family Therapist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Child and Family Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Child and Family Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Child and Family Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child and Family Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Child and Family Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 16 salaries. A Child and Family Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 5 salaries.

Child and Family Therapist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Child and Family Therapist?

Child and Family Therapist in Denver:
"Do what you love, love what you do."
Shadow others and make sure this is what you want to do as a profession. I love what I do and have established good boundaries so that I can still be emotionally available to my family.

Child and Family Therapist in Covington:
"How to be a ruthless boss."
Operate from the heart. Leave that piece of your heart at work...don't bring it home.

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Key Stats for Child and Family Therapist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Child and Family Therapist Salaries

Case Management
▲20%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▲14%

Group Therapy
▲6%

National Average
$43,000

Counseling
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%