Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area is 140.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $61,550 per year or $29.59 per hour.
  • The percentage of Minnesota Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area is 6%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #6 in Minnesota for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Minnesota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #40 in the nation for salary and #396 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #55 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Minnesota

Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $61,550 or $29.59 per hour which is 10% less than the Minnesota average salary of $68,660.

AverageNorthwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan AreaMinnesota% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.59$33.01-10.36%
Annual Salary$61,550$68,660-10.36%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $61,550 or $29.59 per hour which is 3% more than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageNorthwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.59$28.693.14%
Annual Salary$61,550$59,6603.17%
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 Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $69,470 which compares to the Minnesota average annual salary of $68,660. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Minnesota average, which means Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Minnesota average.

  • Minnesota average salary is $68,660.
  • Minnesota cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,621.
  • Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $61,550.
  • Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,470.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area$61,55088.60%$69,470
Minnesota$68,66098.62%$69,621
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 Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $47,040 and $76,650 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 $80,040, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $42,580, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $42,580
15%2 – 4 years21$42,580 – $47,040
25%5 – 9 years35$47,040 – $59,350
25%10 – 14 years35$59,350 – $76,650
15%15 – 20 years21$59,350 – $80,040
10%20+ years14Above $80,040
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 $61,550, Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($75,580), and School Psychologists ($74,480).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,100), Social Workers ($59,050), and Health Care Social Workers ($60,800).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$75,580
School Psychologists$74,480
Marriage and Family Therapists$61,550
Health Care Social Workers$60,800
Social Workers$59,050
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area is 140.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $61,550 per year or $29.59 per hour in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $69,470 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northwest Minnesota Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($75,580), School Psychologists($74,480), Marriage and Family Therapists($61,550).


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