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The average marriage counselor salary in United States is $73,574 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,582. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level marriage counselor (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $50,523. On the other end, a senior level marriage counselor (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $96,233.

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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).

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