Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salary

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. Earnings sit near $26K on the lower side but can approach $45K per year on the higher side. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$25,996 - $43,287
(Median)
$26K
$34K
$43K
MEDIAN: $33,661
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$11.92 - $23.52
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,996 - $43,287  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,713  
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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$25,849 - $44,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $23.52  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,713  
   
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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$25,849 - $44,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Social Services Case Manager. Median pay for Social Services Case Managers is $31K.

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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. For Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $38K on average.

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Experience Affects Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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