Salary Report for South Dakota Marriage and Family Therapists
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Compare South Dakota to U.S.
South Dakota Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $45,020 which is 24% less than the national average salary of $59,660.
|Type||South Dakota||U.S.||% Difference|
|Average Hourly Wage||$21.64||$28.69||-24.57%|
|Average Annual Salary||$45,020||$59,660||-24.54%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In South Dakota, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $38,520 and $48,810 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 $59,910, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Marriage and Family Therapists.
Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $37,060, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.
|10%||Less than a Year||7||Under $37,060|
|15%||2 – 4 years||10||$37,060 – $38,520|
|25%||5 – 9 years||18||$38,520 – $46,640|
|25%||10 – 14 years||18||$46,640 – $48,810|
|15%||15 – 20 years||10||$46,640 – $59,910|
|10%||20+ years||7||Above $59,910|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Marriage and Family Therapists in South Dakota psychologists earn about $49,191 per year which is less than the average U.S. psychologist of $59,660.
Cost-of-living in South Dakota is 8% less than the national average, which means South Dakota 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 $45,020, South Dakota Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($91,660), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($91,540), Psychology Teachers ($72,830), School Psychologists ($68,950), Health Care Social Workers ($47,260), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,410).
However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($44,770).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$91,540|
|Health Care Social Workers||$47,260|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$45,410|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$45,020|
Projected Demand for Psychologists in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in South Dakota the three professions needing the most new psychologists by 2030 are Social Workers (1,880), Substance Abuse Counselors (1,600) and Health Care Social Workers (640).
The three professions in South Dakota needing highest percentage new psychologists by 2030 are Psychology Teachers (14.3%), Substance Abuse Counselors (13.5%) and Health Care Social Workers (10.3%).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||1,410||1,600||13.5%||160|
|Health Care Social Workers||580||640||10.3%||60|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||140||150||7.1%||10|
Salary FAQ for South Dakota Marriage and Family Therapists
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