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Average Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist Hourly Pay

$16.65
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$538
Bonus
$1,250
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The average hourly pay for an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist is $16.65.
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$12.62
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$16.65
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$23.52
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$97 - $2,564
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,250
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$26,314 - $50,810
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What Do Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

3.7 out of 5
(224)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist are from the companies The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, California Psychcare and Centria. Reported salaries are highest at Easter Seals Inc. where the average pay is $18.58. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Behavior Intervention Services and Centria, earning around $18.00 and $17.41, respectively. The Center for Autism and Related Disorders pays the lowest at around $13.73. Trumpet and California Psychcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.04 and $16.94, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapists?

Skills in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Data Collection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Activities for Children.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapists?

An entry-level Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.56 based on 222 salaries. An early career Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.71 based on 1,018 salaries. A mid-career Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.34 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.21 based on 103 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 49.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (16.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.6% less) and San Diego, California (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,588 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.0%
Early Career
64.1%
Mid Career
13.4%
Experienced
6.5%
Late Career
2.0%