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Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Salary

How much does a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)

$75,766 (USD)/yr

$36 (USD)/hr

$1,629 (USD)/yr

$74,801 (USD)/yr

$36 (USD)/hr

$1,629 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders. Excludes “Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029) and "Psychologists" of all types (19-3031 through 19-3039).
The average marriage and family therapist (mft) salary in United States is $75,766 or an equivalent hourly rate of $36. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,629. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$53,955 (USD)

$93,650 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$87,834 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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