Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) Salary

Those pursuing careers as Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $34K annually. The bottom of the pay range sits near $26K, and the top verges on $45K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals claim high levels of job satisfaction. 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, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for 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 who transition into an upper level Social Services Case Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Social Services Case Manager makes $31K a year.

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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $35K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals make a median 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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