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21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists



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).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 23029$37.62/hr$21.25/hr$26.33/hr$31.85/hr$38.89/hr$48.99/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services4,230$32.58/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$31.26/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$30.24/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 90$31.71/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 130$30.24/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 140$33.20/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 160$30.58/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 180$31.85/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 190$30.71/hr12.1%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 200$34.56/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 200$33.69/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 230$31.85/hr19.3%
Rochester MN MSA 270$38.34/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 280$36.12/hr12.1%
Central Minnesota 390$31.94/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 450$37.14/hr13.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,650$32.41/hr16.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,770$32.34/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,230$32.63/hr15.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 1,670$50.10/hrN/A
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 3,210$32.64/hr7.6%
Healthcare Social Workers 2,710$33.91/hr12.1%
School Psychologists 840$40.90/hrN/A
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors 4,210$30.04/hr8.6%
Rehabilitation Counselors 2,670$22.73/hr5.7%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,280$33.22/hr10.6%
Social and Human Service Assistants 12,260$22.54/hr10.5%
Psychiatrists 480>$100/hr13.2%
Speech-Language Pathologists 3,300$41.50/hr26.1%


  • Ask questions that will help clients identify their feelings and behaviors.
  • Encourage individuals and family members to develop and use skills and strategies for confronting their problems in a constructive manner.
  • Collect information about clients, using techniques such as testing, interviewing, discussion, or observation.
  • Counsel clients on concerns, such as unsatisfactory relationships, divorce and separation, child rearing, home management, or financial difficulties.
  • Counsel clients on concerns, such as unsatisfactory relationships, divorce and separation, child rearing, home management, or financial difficulties.
  • Supervise other counselors, social service staff, and assistants.
  • Maintain case files that include activities, progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations.
  • Maintain case files that include activities, progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations.
  • Ask questions that will help clients identify their feelings and behaviors.
  • Determine whether clients should be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry, or legal aid.