Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $39,110 per year or $18.80 per hour.
  • The percentage of Tennessee Marriage and Family Therapists who work in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 4%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #9 in Tennessee for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Tennessee for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #146 in the nation for salary and #480 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #96 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Tennessee

North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $39,110 or $18.80 per hour which is 10% less than the Tennessee average salary of $43,560.

AverageNorth Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan AreaTennessee% Difference
Hourly Wage$18.80$20.94-10.22%
Annual Salary$39,110$43,560-10.22%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $39,110 or $18.80 per hour which is 34% less than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageNorth Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$18.80$28.69-34.47%
Annual Salary$39,110$59,660-34.45%
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 North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $45,477 which compares to the Tennessee average annual salary of $43,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Tennessee average, which means North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Tennessee average.

  • Tennessee average salary is $43,560.
  • Tennessee cost-of-living adjusted salary is $47,271.
  • North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $39,110.
  • North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $45,477.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area$39,11086.00%$45,477
Tennessee$43,56092.15%$47,271
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 North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $34,630 and $44,350 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 $48,690, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $29,060, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $29,060
15%2 – 4 years9$29,060 – $34,630
25%5 – 9 years15$34,630 – $38,520
25%10 – 14 years15$38,520 – $44,350
15%15 – 20 years9$38,520 – $48,690
10%20+ years6Above $48,690
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 $39,110, North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($58,410), Health Care Social Workers ($46,700), Social Workers ($46,330), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($39,360).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$58,410
Health Care Social Workers$46,700
Social Workers$46,330
Substance Abuse Counselors$39,360
Marriage and Family Therapists$39,110
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $39,110 per year or $18.80 per hour in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $45,477 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Central Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($58,410), Health Care Social Workers($46,700), Social Workers($46,330).


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