Average Psychotherapist Salary

$55,095
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$295
Bonus
$14,000
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The average salary for a Psychotherapist is $55,095.
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MEDIAN $55,095
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Salary
$40k - $83k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$42k - $151k

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Popular Skills for Psychotherapist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Psychotherapist

An entry-level Psychotherapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,984 based on 84 salaries. An early career Psychotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,888 based on 330 salaries. A mid-career Psychotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,935 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Psychotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,066 based on 305 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,093.
Employees with Psychotherapist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.9% more) and New York, New York (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.2% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14.8% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,213 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
27.2%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
25.1%
Late Career
16.4%