Psychotherapist salary in the United States

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Based on 1,779 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Psychotherapists make?
The average total salary for a Psychotherapist is $52,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,779 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Psychotherapist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Psychotherapist salary can vary between $20,000 to $101,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Psychotherapist salary by location

Psychotherapist salary by company

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Pilsen Little Village Mental Hea, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$20K – $41K

Psychotherapist demographics in United States

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66% are single
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34% are married
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26% have kids
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53% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Psychotherapists in United States

1,779 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a psychotherapist in the United States is $52,500 per year. Psychotherapist salaries in the United States can vary between $20,000 to $101,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,779 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as psychotherapist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for psychotherapists in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($75,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($67,500 a year), and Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($64,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.