The average pay for an Applied Behavior Specialist is $38,943 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Applied Behavior Specialist Total Pay (?
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$25,231 - $55,584
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MEDIAN: $38,943
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Applied Behavior Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.95 - $30.40
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,231 - $55,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Total Pay (?
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$25,555 - $60,102  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $30.40  
   
Overtime
$17.92 - $30.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
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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$25,555 - $60,102  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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.

Experience Affects Applied Behavior Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 33 votes.
Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 19%
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