Professions for Family Therapy

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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.

What can you do with a master’s in family therapy degree?

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
  • Counselor
  • Community Based Therapist
  • Director of Counseling Services
  • Grief Counselor
  • Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Program Specialist
  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Music Therapist
  • Psychotherapist
  • School Based Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Trauma Counselor
  • Women’s Health Therapist

How do I become a Marriage and Family therapist?

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