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Applied Behavior Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Applied Behavior Specialist is $42,415 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$28,595 - $57,534
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $42,414
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$12.00 - $31.69
(Median)
$12
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,595 - $57,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,000 - $62,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $31.69  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$28,000 - $62,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Applied Behavior Specialist

  • 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 Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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