Applied Behavior Analyst Salary (United States)

An Applied Behavior Analyst earns an average salary of $50,774 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Applied Behavior Analyst Total Pay (?
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$32,081 - $69,173
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,773
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Applied Behavior Analyst Total Pay (?
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$12.31 - $76.54
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,081 - $69,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$31,075 - $107,125  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $76.54  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
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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$31,075 - $107,125  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Job Description for Applied Behavior Analyst

  • 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.
  • Perform behavioral analysis assessments and evaluations of patients.
  • Record objectives of planned intervention and maintain patients progress and behaviors.

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Experience Affects Applied Behavior Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 33%
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