Behavior Specialist with Functional Analysis Skills Salary

Earnings for Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills come in at around $43K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Female Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,157 - $61,899
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$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,009
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$11.91 - $35.91
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MEDIAN: $19.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,157 - $61,899  
   
Bonus
$2,400  
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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$30,274 - $64,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $35.91  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,400  
   
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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$30,274 - $64,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Pay by Experience Level for Behavior Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $40K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $44K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Behavior Specialists with Functional Analysis skills make a median salary of $49K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $50K.

Key Stats for Behavior Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 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
▲19%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

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: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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