Salary Report for Illinois Marriage and Family Therapists
Compare Illinois to U.S.
Illinois Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $53,560 which is 10% less than the national average salary of $59,660.
|Average Hourly Wage||$25.75||$28.69||-10.25%|
|Average Annual Salary||$53,560||$59,660||-10.22%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In Illinois, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $37,800 and $60,660 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 $97,400, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Marriage and Family Therapists.
Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $33,140, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.
|10%||Less than a Year||254||Under $33,140|
|15%||2 – 4 years||381||$33,140 – $37,800|
|25%||5 – 9 years||635||$37,800 – $47,320|
|25%||10 – 14 years||635||$47,320 – $60,660|
|15%||15 – 20 years||381||$47,320 – $97,400|
|10%||20+ years||254||Above $97,400|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Marriage and Family Therapists in Illinois psychologists earn about $53,304 per year which is more than the average U.S. psychologist of $59,660.
Cost-of-living in Illinois is 0% higher than the national average, which means Illinois residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.
More cost-of-living reports for U.S. States.
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $53,560, Illinois Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($101,090), Forensic Psychologists ($99,740), Psychology Teachers ($85,420), School Psychologists ($75,240), Health Care Social Workers ($59,090), and Social Workers ($55,930).
However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,480).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$101,090|
|Health Care Social Workers||$59,090|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$53,560|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$52,480|
Projected Demand for Psychologists in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in Illinois the three professions needing the most new psychologists by 2030 are Social Workers (17,500), Substance Abuse Counselors (14,790) and Health Care Social Workers (5,330).
The three professions in Illinois needing highest percentage new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (17.8%), Social Workers (7.5%) and Marriage and Family Therapists (7.2%).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||12,550||14,790||17.8%||1,480|
|Health Care Social Workers||5,020||5,330||6.2%||500|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||2,070||2,220||7.2%||210|
Salaries Ranked by Illinois Cities
The average salary for Marriage and Family Therapists in Illinois is $53,560. The top cities that pay Marriage and Family Therapists the most are Chicago-Naperville-Elgin ($55,200), Rockford ($48,330) and Bloomington ($44,320).
When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Marriage and Family Therapists the highest average annual salary are Rockford ($52,768), Chicago-Naperville-Elgin ($52,647) and West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area ($47,096).
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|
|West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area||$40,700||$47,096||$6,396|
Salary FAQ for Illinois Marriage and Family Therapists
City and Rural Summaries
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $44,320
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $47,049
Hourly Wage: $21.31
Currently Employed: 40
Cost-of-Living Index: 94.20
Bloomington Salary Report
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $55,200
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $52,647
Hourly Wage: $27
Currently Employed: 2,080
Cost-of-Living Index: 104.85
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Salary Report
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $41,490
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $46,275
Hourly Wage: $19.95
Currently Employed: 150
Cost-of-Living Index: 89.66
Peoria Salary Report
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $48,330
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $52,768
Hourly Wage: $23
Currently Employed: 70
Cost-of-Living Index: 91.59
Rockford Salary Report
West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area
Average Marriage and Family Therapists Salary: $40,700
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $47,096
Hourly Wage: $19.57
Currently Employed: 40
Cost-of-Living Index: 86.42
West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report