Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Grand Junction is 70.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Grand Junction earn an average of $66,180 per year or $31.82 per hour.
  • The percentage of Colorado Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Grand Junction is 6%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Grand Junction is less than 1%.

Rankings for Grand Junction

  • Ranks #4 in Colorado for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Colorado for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #27 in the nation for salary and #180 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #81 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Colorado

Grand Junction Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $66,180 or $31.82 per hour which is 9% less than the Colorado average salary of $73,040.

AverageGrand JunctionColorado% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.82$35.11-9.37%
Annual Salary$66,180$73,040-9.39%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Grand Junction Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $66,180 or $31.82 per hour which is 10% more than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageGrand JunctionU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.82$28.6910.91%
Annual Salary$66,180$59,66010.93%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Marriage and Family Therapists in Grand Junction earns an average annual salary of $69,869 which compares to the Colorado average annual salary of $73,040. per year.

Cost-of-living in Grand Junction is 5% less than the Colorado average, which means Grand Junction residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Colorado average.

  • Colorado average salary is $73,040.
  • Colorado cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,002.
  • Grand Junction average salary is $66,180.
  • Grand Junction cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,869.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Grand Junction$66,18094.72%$69,869
Colorado$73,040102.87%$71,002
U.S.$59,660$59,660
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Grand Junction, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $49,240 and $62,950 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 $140,050, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $46,620, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $46,620
15%2 – 4 years10$46,620 – $49,240
25%5 – 9 years18$49,240 – $56,070
25%10 – 14 years18$56,070 – $62,950
15%15 – 20 years10$56,070 – $140,050
10%20+ years7Above $140,050
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,280), Social Workers ($53,700), and Health Care Social Workers ($55,280).

TitleAnnual Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists$66,180
Health Care Social Workers$55,280
Social Workers$53,700
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,280
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Grand Junction Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Grand Junction is 70.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $66,180 per year or $31.82 per hour in Grand Junction.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Grand Junction Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $69,869 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Grand Junction are Marriage and Family Therapists($66,180), Health Care Social Workers($55,280), Social Workers($53,700).


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