Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Albuquerque is 150.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Albuquerque earn an average of $56,080 per year or $26.96 per hour.
  • The percentage of New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Albuquerque is 50%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Albuquerque is less than 1%.

Rankings for Albuquerque

  • Ranks #2 in New Mexico for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in New Mexico for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #72 in the nation for salary and #195 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #54 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New Mexico

Albuquerque Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $56,080 or $26.96 per hour which is almost same as New Mexico average salary of $56,070.

AverageAlbuquerqueNew Mexico% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.96$26.960.00%
Annual Salary$56,080$56,0700.02%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Albuquerque Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $56,080 or $26.96 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageAlbuquerqueU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.96$28.69-6.03%
Annual Salary$56,080$59,660-6.00%
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 Albuquerque earns an average annual salary of $59,476 which compares to the New Mexico average annual salary of $56,070. per year.

Cost-of-living in Albuquerque is 6% less than the New Mexico average, which means Albuquerque residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New Mexico average.

  • New Mexico average salary is $56,070.
  • New Mexico cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,232.
  • Albuquerque average salary is $56,080.
  • Albuquerque cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,476.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Albuquerque$56,08094.29%$59,476
New Mexico$56,07091.57%$61,232
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 Albuquerque, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $47,060 and $63,860 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 $80,030, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $37,950, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $37,950
15%2 – 4 years22$37,950 – $47,060
25%5 – 9 years38$47,060 – $49,360
25%10 – 14 years38$49,360 – $63,860
15%15 – 20 years22$49,360 – $80,030
10%20+ years15Above $80,030
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 $56,080, Albuquerque Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($107,120), School Psychologists ($71,730), Substance Abuse Counselors ($66,090), and Health Care Social Workers ($63,090).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,060).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$107,120
School Psychologists$71,730
Substance Abuse Counselors$66,090
Health Care Social Workers$63,090
Marriage and Family Therapists$56,080
Social Workers$45,060
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Albuquerque Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Albuquerque is 150.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $56,080 per year or $26.96 per hour in Albuquerque.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Albuquerque Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $59,476 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Albuquerque are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($107,120), School Psychologists($71,730), Substance Abuse Counselors($66,090).


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