How much does a Psychotherapist make? The average Psychotherapist salary is $61,380 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $53,712 and $69,046. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Magellan Health - Portsmouth , VA
Candidate must be licensed at the Independent level with the State of Virginia (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LSATP or PSYCH). Provides the full breadth of Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) counseling services to ...
Magellan Health - 29 days ago
Magellan Health - Norfolk , VA
Candidates must be licensed at the independent level in the state of Virginia as a Social Worker (LCSW), Therapist (LMFT), Mental Health Counselor (LPC), or Psychologist. Provides the full breadth of ...
Magellan Health - 29 days ago
Guideline Healthcare - Fairfax , VA
Psychologist or Therapist needed to provide Psychotherapy to the geriatric population in the Fairfax / Leesburg area. Details - * Full-time or possibly part-time * Inpatient- Long-term care & Skilled ...
Top Echelon Network, LLC - 42 days ago
Transitional Family Services - Fredericksburg , VA
Therapist- Community Based Looking to do meaningful work helping others in the community as a Licensed Associate Marriage & Family Therapist? Transitional Family Services, part of Pathways - one of ...
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The Corporate Genius - Duffield , VA
Conducts individual counseling sessions and group therapy sessions utilizing the Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral approaches. Build the comprehensive treatment ...
ZipRecruiter - 17 days ago
ProCare Therapy - Annandale , VA
Contract Behavior Specialist (BCBA) Opportunity near Annandale, VA ProCare Therapy is seeking a passionate Board Certified Behavior Specialist (BCBA) this upcoming school year for a contract position ...
Soliant - 26 days ago

Psychotherapist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Psychotherapist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Psychotherapist in each city.
Click to see the salary for Psychotherapist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $76,725
Washington, DC $68,328
Miami, FL $59,754
Chicago, IL $65,118
Boston, MA $69,157
New York, NY $73,840
Dallas, TX $60,981
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What is the average salary for Psychotherapist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Psychotherapist in the United States. The base salary for Psychotherapist ranges from $53,712 to $69,046 with the average base salary of $61,380. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $54,291 to $70,254 with the average total cash compensation of $62,322.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $61,380 $53,712 - $69,046
Bonus $941 $579 - $1,209
Total Pay $62,322 $54,291 - $70,254
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What's the difference between Child Psychotherapist and Psychotherapist?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Psychotherapist is $61,380, and the average salary of Child Psychotherapist is $54,304. The average salary of Child Psychotherapist is lower than Psychotherapist. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Psychotherapist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Psychotherapist. a Psychotherapist Salary in New Britain, CT is $66,291 as of October 28, 2020; a Psychotherapist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $64,727 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Psychotherapist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Psychotherapist?
Salary ranges for a Psychotherapist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
How the Pay Factors Influence Your Pay?
Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-10-28 )

Last Update: October 28, 2020