Average Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Salary

$55,494
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,517
Bonus
$1,550
Commission
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The average salary for a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist is $55,494.
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$40k
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$55k
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$79k
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$41k - $104k
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What Do Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist are from the companies Self-Employed, Kaiser Permanente and Columbia Valley Community Health. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $72,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Didi Hirsch, earning around $59,227. Columbia Valley Community Health pays the lowest at around $57,565. Self-Employed also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $59,119.

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists?

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

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

An entry-level Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,110 based on 11 salaries. An early career Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,895 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,211 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,311 based on 157 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,466.
Employees with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (16.6% more) and San Diego, California (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.5% less) and Riverside, California (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 660 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
31.2%
Mid Career
33.8%
Experienced
23.8%
Late Career
9.5%