Average Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist Hourly Pay

$16.19
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$600
Bonus
$900
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The average hourly pay for an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist is $16.19.
10%
$12.11
10%
$16.19
50%
$23.20
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90%
MEDIAN $16.19
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$98 - $2,604
Profit Sharing
$0 - $900
Total Pay
$25,184 - $49,915

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Job Description for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

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 Centria where the average pay is $17.41. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Behavior Intervention Services and California Psychcare, earning around $16.75 and $16.74, respectively. Early Autism Project pays the lowest at around $12.50. Autism Treatment Center and The Center for Autism and Related Disorders also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.00 and $13.11, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Behavior Analyst
Registered Behavior Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

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 $15.10 based on 305 salaries. An early career Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.14 based on 1,488 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 306 salaries. An experienced Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.71 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 57.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (8.2% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,276 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
65.4%
Mid Career
13.4%
Experienced
6.3%
Late Career
1.4%