Marriage and Family Therapists

7.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
3%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
16.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$51,340
or $24.68 hourly
VOLUME
60,850
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 3% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Originality
Persuasion
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Marriage and Family Therapists' job openings is expected to rise 16.4% by 2030
'Marriage and Family Therapists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Marriage and Family Therapists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Marriage and Family Therapists' was $51,340, or $24.68 hourly
'Marriage and Family Therapists' are paid 22.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 60,850 people employed as Marriage and Family Therapists.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.

SOC Code: 21-1013.00

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