Mental Health Therapist Salary in the United States

How much does a Mental Health Therapist make in the United States? The average Mental Health Therapist salary in the United States is $51,718 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $48,723 and $55,918. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Openings for Mental Health Therapist
Anchor Christian Counseling - Federal Way , WA
... · Provide therapy (couples, family, and individual) to children and adults with a wide range of mental health issues Company Description Anchor Christian Counseling, LLC combines the best of ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Wellpath - Santa Barbara , CA
Current (and must maintain) LMFT or LCSW or Psychologist or LPC or LMHC license in state of ... Responds to and provides mental health crisis intervention in psychiatric emergencies as identified ...
Wellpath - 9 days ago
Asian Counseling & Referral Service - Seattle , WA
To provide culturally competent and clinically effective counseling and psychotherapy services to clients seeking mental health counseling at ACRS Therapy Associates, a Private Practive Program
Glassdoor - 8 days ago
The Independent Mental Health Therapist will provide expertise and leadership in the development of clinical functions within the mental health treatment setting. * Evaluates and assesses the bio ...
Appcast - 1 day ago
East Bay Agency For Children (EBAC) - Oakland , CA
Working together with OUSD teachers and EBAC therapists, the Mental Health Support Staff plays a critical role in providing daily, therapeutic, culturally responsive and trauma-informed services to ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
The Trauma Academy Northwest, Inc. - Portland , OR
We are seeking a contracted Mental Health Therapist to join our team, who specializes in body-oriented treatment including but not limited to EMDR or Sensorimotor Psychotherapy! You will provide ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago