Average Clinical Therapist Salary

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The average salary for a Clinical Therapist is $46,442.
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$36k - $69k

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Job Description for Clinical Therapist

The top respondents for the job title Clinical Therapist are from the companies Catholic Charities, Riverside County Department of Mental Health and Universal Health Services, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Sanford Health where the average pay is $60,039. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Macneal Hospital and Riverside County Department of Mental Health, earning around $55,502 and $55,001, respectively. Catholic Charities pays the lowest at around $42,415. Addiction Treatment Services and Correct Care Solutions, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,472 and $55,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Therapist

Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Crisis Intervention and Clinical Psychology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Therapist

An entry-level Clinical Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,675 based on 261 salaries. An early career Clinical Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,276 based on 991 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,955 based on 464 salaries. An experienced Clinical Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,446 based on 297 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,777.
Employees with Clinical Therapist in their job title in Riverside, California earn an average of 33.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.6% less), Phoenix, Arizona (7.3% less) and Detroit, Michigan (6.4% less).

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