Creative Art Therapist

Creative Art Therapist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$53,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$69,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Mount Sinai Health System
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a creative art therapist make?
Creative Art Therapists in America make, on average, $53,822 a year or $25.88 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $69,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $41,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Creative Art Therapists are in Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. States with the highest Creative Art Therapist salaries include Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Louisiana. The typical tenure for a Creative Art Therapist is 3.5 years.
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Therapist
$47,015

Average Creative Art Therapist Salary By Location

Creative Art Therapists in the US makes an average salary of $53,822 per year or $25.88 per hour. The top city when it comes to Creative Art Therapist salaries is New York, NY at $65,926 per year. The New York, NY average entry-level salary for Creative Art Therapists is $26,000. Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Louisiana are the top 5 highest earning states for Creative Art Therapists. Montana, North Dakota, Vermont, Iowa, and Kansas have the lowest reported salaries for Creative Art Therapists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
New York, NY
New York, NY
$65,926
$65,926
2
2
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$65,156
$65,156
3
3
Rockville, MD
Rockville, MD
$62,765
$62,765
4
4
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$62,750
$62,750
5
5
Atlantic City, NJ
Atlantic City, NJ
$58,782
$58,782

Map of Creative Art Therapist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Creative Art Therapists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Creative Art Therapist Salary By Company

Creative Art Therapists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Creative Art Therapists are Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Mount Sinai Health System and CIS are the highest paying companies. Companies like Universal Health Services and Atlanticare Regional Med Cent Pomona also pay high salaries to their Creative Art Therapists.

Average Creative Art Therapist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Creative Art Therapist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Professional companies, and Government companies tend to have the highest salaries for Creative Art Therapists. Salaries for Creative Art Therapists in Health Care companies average $54,202 annually, while Professional companies and Government companies pay $53,944 and $52,369, respectively. The average salary for Creative Art Therapists in the Non Profits industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $51,760.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Health Care
Health Care
$54,202
$54,202
2
2
Professional
Professional
$53,944
$53,944
3
3
Government
Government
$52,369
$52,369
4
4
Non Profits
Non Profits
$51,760
$51,760

Creative Art Therapist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Creative Art Therapist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Creative Art Therapist
10/26/2019
$67,418
Defense Health Agency
Creative Art Therapist
09/25/2019
$69,581
Indian Health Service
Creative Art Therapist
08/29/2019
$66,250
Creative Art Therapist
08/01/2019
$59,173
Creative Art Therapist
07/30/2019
$36,677
Defense Health Agency
Creative Art Therapist
07/29/2019
$69,581
Indian Health Service
Creative Art Therapist
06/24/2019
$66,250
Menorah Home and Hospital for The Aged and Infirm
Creative Arts Therapist
03/16/2018
$62,610
Menorah Home and Hospital for The Aged and Infirm
Creative Arts Therapist
03/14/2018
$62,610
The Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center
Creative Arts Therapist
03/21/2017
$35,959
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