Art Therapist Salary

The average Art Therapist salary in UK is £31,087.12

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Art Therapist Job Description Summary

What does an Art Therapist

On average, art therapists earn around £31,087.12 per year in the UK. Art therapists work with people by using artwork and other creative activities to understand and cope with difficult thoughts or emotional problems. They work through art to assist people that are dealing with difficult situations or emotions to improve their cognitive and emotional wellbeing.

How to earn more as an Art Therapist

To become an art therapist, you will need a postgraduate degree or diploma recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council. You can do a degree in art or creative therapies and will need as related degree in social work or psychology. To earn more, you can start your own practice and work with patients or you can become a senior therapist. You may also move into teaching or management of a therapy unit.

Average Salary: £31,087.12

Min: £18,200.00 Max: £48,587.00

Average Art Therapist Salary in UK: £31,087.12

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Salary by Region

Compare Art Therapist salaries across different regions

Region Salary
Scotland £47,977.27
East Midlands £30,237.68
Eastern £39,122.27
London £36,075.67
North West £25,033.14
South East £20,260.21
West Midlands £32,997.82
Yorkshire and the Humber £32,548.50