Salary Report for New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists
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Compare New Mexico to U.S.
New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $56,070 which is 6% less than the national average salary of $59,660.
|Type||New Mexico||U.S.||% Difference|
|Average Hourly Wage||$26.96||$28.69||-6.03%|
|Average Annual Salary||$56,070||$59,660||-6.02%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In New Mexico, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $45,880 and $63,660 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 $79,890, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Marriage and Family Therapists.
Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $37,000, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.
|10%||Less than a Year||30||Under $37,000|
|15%||2 – 4 years||45||$37,000 – $45,880|
|25%||5 – 9 years||75||$45,880 – $49,410|
|25%||10 – 14 years||75||$49,410 – $63,660|
|15%||15 – 20 years||45||$49,410 – $79,890|
|10%||20+ years||30||Above $79,890|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Marriage and Family Therapists in New Mexico psychologists earn about $61,232 per year which is less than the average U.S. psychologist of $59,660.
Cost-of-living in New Mexico is 8% less than the national average, which means New Mexico residents have an overall less 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 $56,070, New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($110,410), Forensic Psychologists ($87,820), Psychology Teachers ($80,730), School Psychologists ($77,730), Substance Abuse Counselors ($60,720), and Health Care Social Workers ($60,320).
However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($46,870).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$110,410|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$60,720|
|Health Care Social Workers||$60,320|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$56,070|
Projected Demand for Psychologists in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in New Mexico the three professions needing the most new psychologists by 2030 are Social Workers (2,180), Substance Abuse Counselors (1,840) and Health Care Social Workers (1,460).
The three professions in New Mexico needing highest percentage new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (18.7%), Psychology Teachers (14.3%) and Marriage and Family Therapists (12.5%).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||1,550||1,840||18.7%||190|
|Health Care Social Workers||1,300||1,460||12.3%||140|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||240||270||12.5%||30|
Salaries Ranked by New Mexico Cities
The average salary for Marriage and Family Therapists in New Mexico is $56,070. The top cities that pay Marriage and Family Therapists the most are Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area ($60,430), Albuquerque ($56,080) and Northern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area ($51,770).
When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Marriage and Family Therapists the highest average annual salary are Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area ($69,110), Albuquerque ($59,476) and Northern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area ($59,206).
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|
|Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area||$60,430||$69,110||$8,680|
|Northern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area||$51,770||$59,206||$7,436|
Salary FAQ for New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists
City and Rural Summaries
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $56,080
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $59,476
Hourly Wage: $26.96
Currently Employed: 150
Cost-of-Living Index: 94.29
Albuquerque Salary Report
Northern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $51,770
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $59,206
Hourly Wage: $25
Currently Employed: 50
Cost-of-Living Index: 87.44
Northern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report
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