Salary Report for Massachusetts Marriage and Family Therapists
Compare Massachusetts to U.S.
Massachusetts Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $53,940 which is 9% less than the national average salary of $59,660.
|Average Hourly Wage||$25.93||$28.69||-9.62%|
|Average Annual Salary||$53,940||$59,660||-9.59%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In Massachusetts, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $47,060 and $63,190 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn more than $80,460, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Marriage and Family Therapists.
Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $38,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.
|10%||Less than a Year||88||Under $38,630|
|15%||2 – 4 years||132||$38,630 – $47,060|
|25%||5 – 9 years||220||$47,060 – $49,630|
|25%||10 – 14 years||220||$49,630 – $63,190|
|15%||15 – 20 years||132||$49,630 – $80,460|
|10%||20+ years||88||Above $80,460|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Marriage and Family Therapists in Massachusetts psychologists earn about $50,205 per year which is more than the average U.S. psychologist of $59,660.
Cost-of-living in Massachusetts is 7% higher than the national average, which means Massachusetts residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.
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Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $53,940, Massachusetts Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($100,070), Psychology Teachers ($96,650), School Psychologists ($92,730), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($92,110), Industrial Organizational Psychologists ($72,640), Health Care Social Workers ($64,250), Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,160), and Social Workers ($54,980).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$92,110|
|Industrial Organizational Psychologists||$72,640|
|Health Care Social Workers||$64,250|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$55,160|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$53,940|
Projected Demand for Psychologists in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in Massachusetts the three professions needing the most new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (20,610), Health Care Social Workers (11,930) and Social Workers (10,210).
The three professions in Massachusetts needing highest percentage new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (16.6%), Marriage and Family Therapists (14%) and Psychology Teachers (13.3%).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||17,680||20,610||16.6%||2,050|
|Health Care Social Workers||10,920||11,930||9.2%||1,140|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||1,000||1,140||14%||110|
|Industrial Organizational Psychologists||240||250||4.2%||20|
Salaries Ranked by Massachusetts Cities
The average salary for Marriage and Family Therapists in Massachusetts is $53,940. The top cities that pay Marriage and Family Therapists the most are Worcester ($60,880) and Boston-Cambridge-Nashua ($53,360).
When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Marriage and Family Therapists the highest average annual salary are Worcester ($56,002) and Boston-Cambridge-Nashua ($49,085).
The following table shows the average yearly salary range for Marriage and Family Therapists in each city, and the average yearly salary after being adjusted for cost-of-living in that state.
The difference column shows how much more or less purchasing power a Marriage and Family Therapists salary will have in that area.
|Area||Average Salary||COL Adjusted||Difference|
Salary FAQ for Massachusetts Marriage and Family Therapists
City and Rural Summaries
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $53,360
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $49,085
Hourly Wage: $25.65
Currently Employed: 610
Cost-of-Living Index: 108.71
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Salary Report
Official Data Sources for Marriage and Family Therapists: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data