Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Fayetteville is 50.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Fayetteville earn an average of $41,680 per year or $20.04 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Fayetteville is 6%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Fayetteville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Fayetteville

  • Ranks #6 in North Carolina for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #137 in the nation for salary and #354 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #112 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Fayetteville Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $41,680 or $20.04 per hour which is 11% less than the North Carolina average salary of $46,900.

AverageFayettevilleNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.04$22.55-11.13%
Annual Salary$41,680$46,900-11.13%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Fayetteville Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $41,680 or $20.04 per hour which is 30% less than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageFayettevilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.04$28.69-30.15%
Annual Salary$41,680$59,660-30.14%
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 Fayetteville earns an average annual salary of $46,414 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $46,900. per year.

Cost-of-living in Fayetteville is 10% less than the North Carolina average, which means Fayetteville residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to North Carolina average.

  • North Carolina average salary is $46,900.
  • North Carolina cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,067.
  • Fayetteville average salary is $41,680.
  • Fayetteville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $46,414.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Fayetteville$41,68089.80%$46,414
North Carolina$46,90091.84%$51,067
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 Fayetteville, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $36,560 and $43,690 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 $48,480, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $34,330, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $34,330
15%2 – 4 years8$34,330 – $36,560
25%5 – 9 years12$36,560 – $38,340
25%10 – 14 years12$38,340 – $43,690
15%15 – 20 years8$38,340 – $48,480
10%20+ years5Above $48,480
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 $41,680, Fayetteville Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,750), Health Care Social Workers ($54,890), Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,100), and Social Workers ($47,850).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,750
Health Care Social Workers$54,890
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,100
Social Workers$47,850
Marriage and Family Therapists$41,680
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Fayetteville Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Fayetteville is 50.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $41,680 per year or $20.04 per hour in Fayetteville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Fayetteville Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $46,414 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Fayetteville are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,750), Health Care Social Workers($54,890), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,100).


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