Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salary

Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $34K per year on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $26K and $45K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals making up 74 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Work is enjoyable for Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$26,607 - $45,009
(Median)
$27K
$34K
$45K
MEDIAN: $34,162
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$12.32 - $23.35
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,607 - $45,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$26,490 - $45,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.32 - $23.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$26,490 - $45,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $33K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $35K. For Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $37K.

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Experience Affects Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 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: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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