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Marriage and Family Therapists

in Massachusetts

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. Excludes "Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029) and "Psychologists" of all types (19-3031 through 19-3039).

Occupation Projection for Marriage and Family Therapists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
211013  Marriage and Family Therapists 459 529 70 15.25 % 18 32 57 Master's degree 

Marriage and Family Therapists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Ambulatory Health Care Services    160  36 % 180  35 % 20  13 % $53,350
Social Assistance    150  32 % 170  32 % 20  14 % $51,500
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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