Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $65,120 per year or $31.31 per hour.
  • The percentage of Colorado Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area is 5%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Colorado for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Colorado for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #31 in the nation for salary and #165 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #95 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Colorado

Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $65,120 or $31.31 per hour which is 10% less than the Colorado average salary of $73,040.

AverageNorthwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan AreaColorado% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.31$35.11-10.82%
Annual Salary$65,120$73,040-10.84%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $65,120 or $31.31 per hour which is 9% more than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageNorthwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.31$28.699.13%
Annual Salary$65,120$59,6609.15%
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 Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $68,117 which compares to the Colorado average annual salary of $73,040. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area is 4% less than the Colorado average, which means Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $65,120.
  • Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $68,117.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area$65,12095.60%$68,117
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 Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $49,000 and $66,150 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 $75,940, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $46,910, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $46,910
15%2 – 4 years9$46,910 – $49,000
25%5 – 9 years15$49,000 – $57,670
25%10 – 14 years15$57,670 – $66,150
15%15 – 20 years9$57,670 – $75,940
10%20+ years6Above $75,940
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $65,120, Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($99,700).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($50,990), Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,960), Social Workers ($57,850), and Health Care Social Workers ($58,990).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$99,700
Marriage and Family Therapists$65,120
Health Care Social Workers$58,990
Social Workers$57,850
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,960
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$50,990
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $65,120 per year or $31.31 per hour in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $68,117 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northwest Colorado Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($99,700), Marriage and Family Therapists($65,120), Health Care Social Workers($58,990).


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