Behavior Specialist with Functional Analysis Skills Salary

Median pay for Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills lies in the neighborhood of $43K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Although roughly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,105 - $60,682
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MEDIAN: $42,858
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$12.00 - $36.09
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MEDIAN: $19.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,105 - $60,682  
   
Bonus
$2,600  
Total Pay (?
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$30,372 - $64,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $36.09  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,600  
   
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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$30,372 - $64,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Pay by Experience Level for Behavior Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Behavior Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Behavior Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Behavior Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Behavior Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 48 salaries. A Behavior Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Behavior Specialist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Behavior Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 24%
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