The average wage for an Entry-Level Behavior Therapist is $15.69 per hour. A skill in Activities for Children is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,359 - $50,169
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MEDIAN: $35,275
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$12.01 - $19.84
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MEDIAN: $15.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,359 - $50,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,189  
Total Pay (?
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$25,019 - $42,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $19.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.79  
Overtime
$15.76 - $27.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,189  
   
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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$25,019 - $42,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 426

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Key Stats for Behavior Therapist

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
079
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Behavior Therapist Salaries

Activities for Children
up arrow 12%

ABA
up arrow 7%

Data Collection
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Applied Behavior analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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