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The art therapy profession continues to expand rapidly. Starting salaries depend on the type of practice and geographical area.

The federal O*NET Online source provides these statistics for art therapists:

  • Median wage (2011): $41,060 annual
  • Projected growth (2012-2020): Average (10% to 19%)
  • Top industries (2010): Health Care, Social Assistance, and Government

Over 85% of ESU's art therapy students are employed upon graduation.