Therapist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$46,000
$29,000
$46,000
$73,000
Therapists in the United States make an average salary of $47,015 per year or $22.6 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $30,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $73,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Utah, Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont provide the highest therapist salaries.
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Map of Therapist Salaries

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

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Average Therapist Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Utah and Massachusetts, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for therapists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Dakota, West Virginia, and Indiana.

Average Therapist Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a therapist, working for Anthem or Centene might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Lake Hospital System and Middlesex Health report highly competitive salaries for therapists.

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Therapist Salary History

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Therapist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a therapist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Therapist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Therapist
Therapist
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$40,000
$40,000
07/30/2020
Merakey
Merakey
Co-Occurring Therapist
Co-Occurring Therapist
Co-Occurring Therapist
07/26/2020
07/26/2020
$45,926
$45,926
07/26/2020
Therapist
Therapist
07/26/2020
07/26/2020
$39,000
$39,000
07/26/2020
Therapist II
Therapist II
07/11/2020
07/11/2020
$49,712
$49,712
07/11/2020
Health Solutions
Health Solutions
Multi-Systemic Therapist
Multi-Systemic Therapist
Multi-Systemic Therapist
07/03/2020
07/03/2020
$56,726
$56,726
07/03/2020
Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
Therapist
Therapist
Therapist
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$42,410
$42,410
07/02/2020
Merakey
Merakey
Mobile Therapist
Mobile Therapist
Mobile Therapist
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$83,480
$83,480
06/30/2020
Therapist
Therapist
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$49,212
$49,212
06/25/2020
Therapist (Licensed)
Therapist (Licensed)
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$47,000
$47,000
06/18/2020
ICL
ICL
Fee for Service Therapist
Fee for Service Therapist
Fee for Service Therapist
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$93,915
$93,915
06/18/2020