The state can now make you fully licensed as a marriage and family therapist, able to work independently in a private practice if you choose.
Overall, it’s good to plan for a total of at least 4-5 years from the start of your masters degree all the way through to licensure.
How much do marriage and family therapists make in California?
How Much Does a Marriage and Family Therapist Make? Marriage and Family Therapists made a median salary of $48,790 in 2017.
What type of education is required for a marriage and family therapist?
The steps towards becoming a licensed marriage and family therapist include earning a bachelor’s degree, completing a master’s degree program, acquiring clinical experience, passing the licensing exam, and completing continuing education requirements in order to maintain licensure.
How much does a marriage and family therapist make a year?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) current Occupational Outlook Handbook, the median national annual salary for marriage and family therapists is $49,170. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors.
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