Mental Health Therapist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Mental Health Therapist is $45,050. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Mental Health Therapist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $37,100 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $53,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Mental Health Therapist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$36,040 - $54,060

Starting Yearly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$29,680 - $44,520

Top Yearly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$42,400 - $63,600

Monthly Mental Health Therapist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$3,003 - $4,505

Starting Monthly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$2,473 - $3,710

Top Monthly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$3,533 - $5,300

Hourly Mental Health Therapist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$16 - $24

Starting Hourly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$13 - $20

Top Hourly Mental Health Therapist Salary

$19 - $28


Mental Health Therapist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Mental Health Therapist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Mental Health Therapist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Mental Health Therapist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Mental Health Therapist


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