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Mental Health Therapist salary in California

Average salary
$52,000/yr
Based on 349 income tax records
$20,500
$90,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$20,500
$90,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Mental Health Therapist in California is $52,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 349 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Mental Health Therapist salaries in California can vary between $20,500 to $90,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Mental Health Therapist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Jose, CA
13 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$66K – $79K
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Bakersfield, CA
10 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$60K – $68K
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Oakland, CA
15 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$43K – $56K
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Los Angeles, CA
15 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$31K – $52K
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San Diego, CA
13 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$33K – $48K

Mental Health Therapist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Pacific Clinics, California
16 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$35K – $55K

Mental Health Therapist demographics in California

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70% are single
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30% are married
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28% have kids
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33% own a home

Mental Health Therapist salaries by age

$0
$16,125
$32,250
$48,375
$64,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mental Health Therapists in California

349 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mental health therapist in California is $52,000 per year. Mental health therapist salaries in California can vary between $20,500 to $90,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 349 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mental health therapist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mental health therapists in California: San Jose, CA ($69,000 a year), Bakersfield, CA ($62,000 a year), and Oakland, CA ($50,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.