Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 200.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro earn an average of $58,120 per year or $27.94 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 59%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is less than 1%.

Rankings for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro

  • Ranks #1 in Oregon for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #61 in the nation for salary and #31 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #42 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $58,120 or $27.94 per hour which is 1% less than the Oregon average salary of $59,300.

AveragePortland-Vancouver-HillsboroOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.94$28.51-2.00%
Annual Salary$58,120$59,300-1.99%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $58,120 or $27.94 per hour which is 2% less than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AveragePortland-Vancouver-HillsboroU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.94$28.69-2.61%
Annual Salary$58,120$59,660-2.58%
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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro earns an average annual salary of $55,001 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $59,300. per year.

Cost-of-living in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 6% higher than the Oregon average, which means Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oregon average.

  • Oregon average salary is $59,300.
  • Oregon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,786.
  • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro average salary is $58,120.
  • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,001.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro$58,120105.67%$55,001
Oregon$59,300102.62%$57,786
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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $48,820 and $61,480 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 $75,940, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $46,910, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year20Under $46,910
15%2 – 4 years30$46,910 – $48,820
25%5 – 9 years50$48,820 – $50,260
25%10 – 14 years50$50,260 – $61,480
15%15 – 20 years30$50,260 – $75,940
10%20+ years20Above $75,940
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 $58,120, Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($133,060), Industrial Organizational Psychologists ($115,960), Forensic Psychologists ($109,690), Psychology Teachers ($105,890), School Psychologists ($92,800), Health Care Social Workers ($80,870), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($61,790).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($55,350).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$133,060
Industrial Organizational Psychologists$115,960
Forensic Psychologists$109,690
Psychology Teachers$105,890
School Psychologists$92,800
Health Care Social Workers$80,870
Substance Abuse Counselors$61,790
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,120
Social Workers$55,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 200.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $58,120 per year or $27.94 per hour in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $55,001 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($133,060), Industrial Organizational Psychologists($115,960), Forensic Psychologists($109,690).


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