Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Marriage and Family Therapists in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $43,350 per year or $20.84 per hour.
  • The percentage of Tennessee Marriage and Family Therapists who work in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Marriage and Family Therapists who work in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Tennessee for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Tennessee for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #132 in the nation for salary and #482 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #119 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Tennessee

West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $43,350 or $20.84 per hour which is almost same as Tennessee average salary of $43,560.

AverageWest Tennessee Nonmetropolitan AreaTennessee% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.84$20.94-0.48%
Annual Salary$43,350$43,560-0.48%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $43,350 or $20.84 per hour which is 27% less than the U.S. average salary of $59,660.

AverageWest Tennessee Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.84$28.69-27.36%
Annual Salary$43,350$59,660-27.34%
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 West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $50,407 which compares to the Tennessee average annual salary of $43,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Tennessee average, which means West 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.
  • West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $43,350.
  • West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,407.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area$43,35086.00%$50,407
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 West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn between $38,520 and $46,860 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 $49,130, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Marriage and Family Therapists.

Approximately 10% of Marriage and Family Therapists earn under $29,240, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Marriage and Family Therapists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $29,240
15%2 – 4 years6$29,240 – $38,520
25%5 – 9 years10$38,520 – $46,390
25%10 – 14 years10$46,390 – $46,860
15%15 – 20 years6$46,390 – $49,130
10%20+ years4Above $49,130
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 $43,350, West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn less than Social Workers ($47,130), and Health Care Social Workers ($47,020).

However, Marriage and Family Therapists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($36,740).

TitleAnnual Salary
Social Workers$47,130
Health Care Social Workers$47,020
Marriage and Family Therapists$43,350
Substance Abuse Counselors$36,740
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists

The number of Marriage and Family Therapists currently employed in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $43,350 per year or $20.84 per hour in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area Marriage and Family Therapists earn an average of $50,407 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in West Tennessee Nonmetropolitan Area are Social Workers($47,130), Health Care Social Workers($47,020), Marriage and Family Therapists($43,350).


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