Residential Treatment Specialist Salary

A Residential Treatment Specialist earns an average wage of $12.48 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$22,879 - $50,337
(Median)
$23K
$32K
$50K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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$9.60 - $16.43
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,879 - $50,337  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,839 - $44,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.60 - $16.43  
   
Overtime
$14.57 - $24.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$20,839 - $44,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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 20%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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