Average Child and Family Therapist Salary

$43,453
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$2,035
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The average salary for a Child and Family Therapist is $43,453.
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$33k
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$43k
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$56k
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MEDIAN $43,453
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Salary
$33k - $56k
Bonus
$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$33k - $58k

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Popular Skills for Child and Family Therapist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Child and Family Therapist

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 $38,860 based on 6 salaries. An early career Child and Family Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,238 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Child and Family Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,677 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Child and Family Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,238 based on 20 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 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tucson, Arizona (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
5.4%