Applied Behavior Analyst Salary

Applied Behavior Analysts in the United States take home approximately $16.57 per hour on average. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Applied Behavior Analysts making up 76 percent. For the most part, Applied Behavior Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a strong majority get dental coverage, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,553 - $66,474
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$12.60 - $29.60
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$0$66K
Salary $26,553 - $66,474
Bonus $983
Total Pay (?
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$26,638 - $63,419
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.60 - $29.60
Overtime $20.50
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $983
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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$26,638 - $63,419
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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Job Description for Applied Behavior Analyst

Applied behavior analysts (ABA) work to help patients overcome mental and social disabilities. A bachelor’s degree in psychology, behavioral analysis, or a related field is generally required for this position, and some employers may prefer applicants who have a master’s degree in addition to legal and professional certification, including an examination administered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

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Applied Behavior Analyst Tasks

  • Perform behavioral analysis assessments and evaluations of patients.
  • Record objectives of planned intervention and maintain patients progress and behaviors.
  • Treat patients based on defined interventions, consult with physicians regarding patient status and progress.
  • Maintain updated knowledge on instruction of ABA, behavior management, and techniques applicable to the patient population.

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Key Stats for Applied Behavior Analyst

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Applied Behavior Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲67%

Mid-Career
▲10%

Entry-Level
▲6%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 21%
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