Applied Behavior Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Applied Behavior Specialist is $17.65 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,461 - $66,474
$30K
$42K
$66K
MEDIAN: $42,345
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$12.12 - $25.76
$12
$17
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MEDIAN: $17.20
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$0$66K
Salary $30,461 - $66,474
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$26,832 - $64,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $12.12 - $25.76
Overtime $20.95
Annual Data $0$64K
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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$26,832 - $64,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Applied Behavior Specialist

An applied behavior specialist works with individuals who have some difficulty processing proper behavioral responses to external stimuli. Such patients may present with diagnoses such as autism, Asperger's syndrome, or other mental or psychological conditions. The applied behavior specialist analyzes abnormal behavioral patterns and responses and then works to help the patient and their families to devise treatment strategies based on understanding triggers, responses and patterns.

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Applied Behavior Specialist Tasks

  • Perform behavioral analysis assessments and evaluations of patients.
  • Record objectives of planned intervention and maintain patients progress and behaviors.
  • Treat patients based on defined interventions, consult with physicians regarding patient status and progress.
  • Maintain updated knowledge on instruction of ABA, behavior management, and techniques applicable to the patient population.

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Key Stats for Applied Behavior Specialist

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Applied Behavior Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 28%
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