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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 $33K per year on average. Compensation ranges from $25K on the lower end to $45K per year on the higher end. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Most Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$25,578 - $43,140
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MEDIAN: $33,246
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$11.10 - $23.64
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,578 - $43,140  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
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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$25,318 - $44,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $23.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
   
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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$25,318 - $44,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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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For Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Social Services Case Manager.

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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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $35K. Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $36K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $38K.

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Experience Affects Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 26%