Average Mental Health Therapist with Counseling Skills Salary

Average Mental Health Therapist with Counseling Skills Salary

$45,439
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$45k
90%
$62k

The average salary for a Mental Health Therapist is $45,439

Base Salary
$36k - $62k
Bonus
$197 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$295 - $1k
Commission
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$36k - $66k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
82.5%
Male
17.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 1,291 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

75%

Dental

64%

Vision

54%

None

24%