Residential Treatment Specialist Salary

A Residential Treatment Specialist earns an average wage of $12.22 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$23,091 - $73,404
(Median)
$23K
$35K
$73K
MEDIAN: $34,888
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$9.11 - $16.25
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,091 - $73,404  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,255  
Total Pay (?
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$20,521 - $49,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $16.25  
   
Overtime
$13.29 - $24.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,255  
   
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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$20,521 - $49,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Residential Treatment Specialist

To obtain a job as a residential treatment specialist, the requirements are usually a bachelor's degree or five years of experience working in a similar position. Additionally, one needs knowledge of word processing, such as typing and basic computer functions, and the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. You must be at least 21 years of age, and typically a valid drivers license is required.

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Residential Treatment Specialist Tasks

  • Develop, review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
  • Complete and maintain accurate records and reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, and other required information.
  • Intervene as advocate for clients or patients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Counsel children or teens, individually and in group sessions, to assist in behavioral, psychiatric and overcoming trauma.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.

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Experience Affects Residential Treatment Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 18%
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