Applied Behavior Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Applied Behavior Specialist is $17.46 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,639 - $66,474
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MEDIAN: $43,419
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$12.72 - $25.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,639 - $66,474  
   
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$29,437 - $60,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$20.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$29,437 - $60,402  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Applied Behavior Specialist

An applied behavior specialist works with individuals who have some difficulty processing proper behavioral responses to external stimuli. Such patients may present with diagnoses such as autism, Asperger's syndrome, or other mental or psychological conditions. The applied behavior specialist analyzes abnormal behavioral patterns and responses and then works to help the patient and their families to devise treatment strategies based on understanding triggers, responses and patterns.

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Applied Behavior Specialist 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 Specialist

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Applied Behavior Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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