$38,406
Avg. Salary
$19.65
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Kansas City, Missouri is $19.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Kansas City, Missouri is $38,406 per year.

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MEDIAN $38,406
$32,438 - $45,371
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Salary $32,438 - $45,371
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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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$31,595 - $44,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Mental Health Therapist

The descriptor "mental health therapist" includes a variety of professionals that conduct therapy as part of their daily responsibilities, such as clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school therapists, social workers, and general therapists. Therapy includes the use of psychological methods - such as cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoanalysis - to help patients overcome behavioral and psychological obstacles and problems. Techniques used by mental health therapist include cognitive-behavioral therapy, word association, and a wide variety of psychological tests, among many others. A mental health therapist can work in their own practice or for a particular company or organization. As part of a company, the therapist may focus on employees' problems and how they affect productivity and job performance.

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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.

About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
7%

Skills That Affect Mental Health Therapist Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼3%

Counseling
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: