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2021 Art Therapists Salary Guide

Plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients' physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.

Art Therapists Salary 2021

Salary

$57.3K

Growth

15%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Art Therapists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $34,270 $43,970 $57,310 $76,480 $96,160
Hourly Wage $16.48 $21.14 $27.55 $36.77 $46.23

How Much Do Art Therapists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$34,270
$43,970
$57,310
$76,480
$96,160
Hourly Wage
$16.48
$21.14
$27.55
$36.77
$46.23

What Do Art Therapists Do?

Plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients' physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.

Also known as:

Art Psychotherapist, Art Therapist, Art Therapist/Licensed Professional Counselor (Art Therapist/LPC), Counselor/Art Therapist, Day Treatment Clinician/Art Therapist, Group Therapist, Registered & Board Certified Art Therapist

  • Interact with patients to build rapport or provide emotional support.
  • Treat patients using psychological therapies.
  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Establish treatment goals.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Select medical equipment for addressing patient needs.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.

Art Therapists Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 32,600 37,400 15% 2,400

Art Therapists Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
32,600
37,400
15%
2,400

Art Therapists Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Art Therapists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Adler University Art Therapy/Therapist Chicago, IL Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 38
Alabama State University Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other Montgomery, AL 4 years: 64
Albertus Magnus College Art Therapy/Therapist New Haven, CT More than 4 years: 20
Alverno College Art Therapy/Therapist Milwaukee, WI 4 years: 6
Alverno College Music Therapy/Therapist Milwaukee, WI 4 years: 6
Less than one year: 0
Less than one year: 1
Anna Maria College Music Therapy/Therapist Paxton, MA 4 years: 3
Anna Maria College Art Therapy/Therapist Paxton, MA 4 years: 4
Antioch University-New England Movement Therapy and Movement Education Keene, NH More than 4 years: 6
Antioch University-Seattle Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other Seattle, WA Less than one year: 10
Appalachian State University Music Therapy/Therapist Boone, NC 4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 5

Art Therapists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Art Therapy/Therapist
Chicago, IL
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 38
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Montgomery, AL
4 years: 64
Art Therapy/Therapist
New Haven, CT
More than 4 years: 20
Art Therapy/Therapist
Milwaukee, WI
4 years: 6
Music Therapy/Therapist
Milwaukee, WI
4 years: 6
Less than one year: 0
Less than one year: 1
Music Therapy/Therapist
Paxton, MA
4 years: 3
Art Therapy/Therapist
Paxton, MA
4 years: 4
Movement Therapy and Movement Education
Keene, NH
More than 4 years: 6
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Seattle, WA
Less than one year: 10
Music Therapy/Therapist
Boone, NC
4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 5

Art Therapists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Clinic Supervisor Nampa Orthopedics Clinic Full-Time Days Mercy Medical Center Clinton Saint Alphonsus (Clinic) - Nampa, Idaho 09/27/2021 No
Creative Arts Therapist Children's Hospital Colorado Aurora, Colorado 09/27/2021 No
Health Unit Coordinator - 6F Stroke Acute Inpatient Rehab UPMC Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 Yes
Massage Therapist - PT - Saturday & Sunday Shifts Wischermann Partners, Inc Jackson, Mississippi 09/27/2021 No
Medical Assistant PRN Float - Radiation Oncology Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee 09/27/2021 Yes
OT - Occupational Therapist (Multiple Facilities) Dove Healthcare Eau Claire, Wisconsin 09/27/2021 No
Physical Therapist - Inpatient HCA MANAGEMENT SERVICES LP BOUNTIFUL, Utah 09/26/2021 No
PT - Physical Therapist (Multiple Facilities) Dove Healthcare Eau Claire, Wisconsin 09/27/2021 No
Registered Nurse CC PRN (Radiation Oncology) Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee 09/27/2021 Yes
Respiratory Therapist Certified (CRT) or Respiratory Therapist Registered (RRT) Geisinger Health System Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 09/27/2021 Yes

Art Therapists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Mercy Medical Center Clinton
Saint Alphonsus (Clinic) - Nampa, Idaho
09/27/2021
No
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
09/27/2021
No
UPMC
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
Yes
Wischermann Partners, Inc
Jackson, Mississippi
09/27/2021
No
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
09/27/2021
Yes
Dove Healthcare
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
09/27/2021
No
HCA MANAGEMENT SERVICES LP
BOUNTIFUL, Utah
09/26/2021
No
Dove Healthcare
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
09/27/2021
No
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
09/27/2021
Yes
Geisinger Health System
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
09/27/2021
Yes

Art Therapists Salary Guide 2021

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