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Best states for a Psychotherapist

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Psychotherapists, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Psychotherapist positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

In order to help you decide which state is the best for Psychotherapists, we ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia from best to worst for Psychotherapist jobs.

Social Work and Mental Health Counseling are the most common majors for people with jobs as Psychotherapists.

We found that the West is best for Psychotherapists, and the South is the worst.

Alexandria is the best city in the country for Psychotherapist jobs, where as Kansas is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Psychotherapists in 2019

  1. Kansas
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. Maryland
  4. Georgia
  5. Minnesota
  6. Hawaii
  7. Connecticut
  8. California
  9. Ohio
  10. Michigan
  • (71 jobs)
  • (170 jobs)
  • (143 jobs)
  • (149 jobs)
  • (99 jobs)
  • (18 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (565 jobs)
  • (109 jobs)
  • (97 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Kansas is the best state for Psychotherapists.

Below is the list of best cities for Psychotherapist jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Psychotherapists in 2019

1. Kansas

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
71 $56,470 $40,000 $79,000 1.92
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Kansas

2. Pennsylvania

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
170 $75,777 $60,000 $94,000 0.95
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Pennsylvania

3. Maryland

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
143 $58,860 $41,000 $82,000 1.51
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Maryland

4. Georgia

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
149 $56,046 $40,000 $78,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Georgia

5. Minnesota

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $56,615 $40,000 $79,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Minnesota

6. Hawaii

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
18 $57,640 $41,000 $80,000 1.66
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Hawaii

7. Connecticut

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $57,344 $40,000 $80,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Connecticut

8. California

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
565 $61,805 $44,000 $86,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in California

9. Ohio

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
109 $56,046 $40,000 $78,000 0.74
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Ohio

10. Michigan

Total Psychotherapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
97 $55,346 $39,000 $77,000 0.91
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Psychotherapist Jobs in Michigan

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Psychotherapist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Psychotherapist

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