Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $34K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and a little more than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals. There are far more female Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,602 - $46,891
(Median)
$27K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,451
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$9.91 - $23.76
(Median)
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,602 - $46,891  
   
Bonus
$750  
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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$25,595 - $48,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $23.76  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$25,595 - $48,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP)

A qualified mental retardation professional (QMRP) assists individuals with intellectual disabilities. They perform a variety of duties such as helping with special needs education and training, as well as monitoring health and behavior. They help implement the strategies provided by occupational and physical therapists. QMRPs primarily handle the day-to-day development of individuals with intellectual disabilities, assessing the development and learning rate for each patient and then working with other care professionals to adjust strategies for helping each person achieve positive outcomes on their mental and cognitive development and care. The QMRP assesses progress and notes all difficulties and successes.

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Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Tasks

  • Monitor progress of program plans.
  • Develop, coordinate and monitor all aspects of treatment.
  • Approve all patient support plans and interventions.
  • Manage caseload and documentation.
  • Respond to deficiencies in services provided.

Common Career Paths for Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP)


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Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals who go on to become Social Services Case Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Social Services Case Manager, an upper-level role, pays $32K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP)

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


For Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $34K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $34K. For Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $36K. Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $39K.

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Experience Affects Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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