Applied Behavior Analyst Salary

Earnings for Applied Behavior Analysts in the United States come in at around $49K annually on average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Applied Behavior Analysts making up 75 percent. Work is enjoyable for Applied Behavior Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$31,769 - $70,023

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$11.87 - $65.89

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$31,769 - $70,023  
   
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$0.00 - $3,052  
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$28,960 - $103,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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$11.87 - $65.89  
   
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$0.00 - $3,052  
   
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$28,960 - $103,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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

  • 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
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 30%
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