Entry-Level Behavior Therapist Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Behavior Therapist is $15.65 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Bilingual and Activities for Children.

$24,265 - $49,885
$24K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,294
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$12.02 - $19.82
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MEDIAN: $15.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,265 - $49,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,189  
Total Pay (?
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$25,019 - $42,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $19.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.79  
Overtime
$15.46 - $26.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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 - $42,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 419

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Key Stats for Behavior Therapist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Behavior Therapist Salaries

Bilingual
▲13%

Activities for Children
▲12%

ABA
▲7%

Data Collection
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Data Analysis
▼4%

Applied Behavior analysis
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 51%