Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk is 90.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk earn an average of $67,090 per year or $32.25 per hour.
  • The percentage of Connecticut Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk is 20%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk is less than 1%.

Rankings for Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk

  • Ranks #1 in Connecticut for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Connecticut for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #24 in the nation for salary and #51 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #75 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Connecticut

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $67,090 or $32.25 per hour which is 4% more than the Connecticut average salary of $64,190.

AverageBridgeport-Stamford-NorwalkConnecticut% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.25$30.864.50%
Annual Salary$67,090$64,1904.52%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $67,090 or $32.25 per hour which is 12% more than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageBridgeport-Stamford-NorwalkU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.25$28.6912.41%
Annual Salary$67,090$59,66012.45%
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 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk earns an average annual salary of $65,505 which compares to the Connecticut average annual salary of $64,190. per year.

Cost-of-living in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk is 2% higher than the Connecticut average, which means Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Connecticut average.

  • Connecticut average salary is $64,190.
  • Connecticut cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,055.
  • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk average salary is $67,090.
  • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,505.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk$67,090102.42%$65,505
Connecticut$64,190103.44%$62,055
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 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $49,630 and $68,560 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 $103,020, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $49,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $49,630
15%2 – 4 years14$49,630 – $49,630
25%5 – 9 years22$49,630 – $63,310
25%10 – 14 years22$63,310 – $68,560
15%15 – 20 years14$63,310 – $103,020
10%20+ years9Above $103,020
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 $67,090, Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($124,480), Psychology Teachers ($97,220), School Psychologists ($96,770), Health Care Social Workers ($78,070), and Social Workers ($73,750).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($60,540).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$124,480
Psychology Teachers$97,220
School Psychologists$96,770
Health Care Social Workers$78,070
Social Workers$73,750
Marriage and Family Therapists$67,090
Substance Abuse Counselors$60,540
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk is 90.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $67,090 per year or $32.25 per hour in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $65,505 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($124,480), Psychology Teachers($97,220), School Psychologists($96,770).


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