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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. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 1.3%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 231
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $22.91 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $55,870 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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