Entry-Level Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist is $15.48 per hour. A skill in Data Collection is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,215 - $49,251
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$33K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,742
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$11.85 - $20.55
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MEDIAN: $15.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,215 - $49,251  
   
Bonus
$91.23 - $3,375  
Profit Sharing
$525  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,610 - $44,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $20.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.86  
Overtime
$17.11 - $31.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$91.23 - $3,375  
   
Profit Sharing
$525  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,610 - $44,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,085

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist in Roanoke:
"Hard work."
Make sure this is something you like. It is hard work that takes flexible hours and daily dedication.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist in Cypress:
"High levels of stress, no perks, working in home, feeding pr."
Get a degree in psych or education before applying in the field.

Key Stats for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist Salaries

Data Collection
▲15%

Autism
▲6%


Masters degree
▲5%

Bilingual
▲2%


Activities for Children
▲1%

Data Entry
▲1%

Childhood Education
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Clinical Psychology
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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