Average Mental Health Therapist Salary

$46,389
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$46k
90%
$64k

The average salary for a Mental Health Therapist is $46,389

Base Salary
$36k - $64k
Bonus
$197 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$201 - $7k
Total Pay
$36k - $70k
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What Do Mental Health Therapists Do?

Mental Health Therapist Tasks
  • Interact with clients, provide therapy, and suggest specific services.
  • Write progress notes and coordinate with other care providers.
  • Monitor for and intervene in crisis situations.
  • Document and report on interactions, concerns, treatment, and attendance.
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Job Satisfaction for Mental Health Therapist

3.8 out of 5
(584)
Highly Satisfied
32Reviews
Based on 584 responses, the job of Mental Health Therapist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.79 out of 5. On average, Mental Health Therapists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
83.2%
Male
16.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
Custom
0.1%
This data is based on 1,652 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

75%

Dental

65%

Vision

55%

None

24%