Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 110.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $46,370 per year or $22.29 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 7%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #8 in Pennsylvania for salary and #19 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #121 in the nation for salary and #365 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #65 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $46,370 or $22.29 per hour which is 9% less than the Pennsylvania average salary of $51,260.

AverageWestern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan AreaPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.29$24.65-9.57%
Annual Salary$46,370$51,260-9.54%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $46,370 or $22.29 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageWestern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.29$28.69-22.31%
Annual Salary$46,370$59,660-22.28%
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 Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $51,851 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $51,260. per year.

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

  • Pennsylvania average salary is $51,260.
  • Pennsylvania cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,542.
  • Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $46,370.
  • Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,851.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area$46,37089.43%$51,851
Pennsylvania$51,26097.56%$52,542
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 Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $38,150 and $49,340 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 $62,870, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $30,690, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $30,690
15%2 – 4 years16$30,690 – $38,150
25%5 – 9 years28$38,150 – $46,390
25%10 – 14 years28$46,390 – $49,340
15%15 – 20 years16$46,390 – $62,870
10%20+ years11Above $62,870
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 $46,370, Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($90,150), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($70,120), Health Care Social Workers ($54,330), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,970).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($44,010).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$90,150
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$70,120
Health Care Social Workers$54,330
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,970
Marriage and Family Therapists$46,370
Social Workers$44,010
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 110.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $46,370 per year or $22.29 per hour in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $51,851 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($90,150), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($70,120), Health Care Social Workers($54,330).


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