Become a counselor, therapist or social worker
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is an expected growth rate of 22% from 2018 to 2028 for counselor jobs. This is much higher than the average job growth rate across the United States. 2019 average median pay was listed at $46,240 per year or $22.23 per hour. And that’s only with a general bachelor’s degree. Those with a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy earn an average of $49,610 per year.
How do I become a Marriage and Family therapist?
What can you do with a master’s in family therapy degree?
Family therapy is one of the most popular fields of work in the therapy field according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A wide variety of jobs are listed below for those with a degree in therapy, mental health, counseling and social work:
- Art Therapist
- Behavioral Health Supervisor
- Case Manager
- Child Therapist
- Clinical Therapist
- Community Based Therapist
- Director of Counseling Services
- Grief Counselor
- Marriage & Family Therapist
- Mental Health Program Specialist
- Mental Health Clinician
- Music Therapist
- School Based Therapist
- Social Worker
- Trauma Counselor
- Women’s Health Therapist