Average Behavior Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Behavior Analyst is $58,037.
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$39k - $77k
$147 - $10k
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$34k - $90k

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Job Description for Behavior Analyst

Behavior Analyst Tasks
  • Design, implement and support education and behavioral programs
  • Assist with intervention and therapeutic program evaluations
  • Participate in the assessment and data analysis of behavioral programs

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Career Paths

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Behavior Analyst
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
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Popular Skills for Behavior Analyst

Skills in Functional Analysis, Program Development, Data Analysis, Clinical Supervision and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Behavior Analyst

An entry-level Behavior Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,328 based on 196 salaries. An early career Behavior Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,695 based on 602 salaries. A mid-career Behavior Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,017 based on 430 salaries. An experienced Behavior Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,567 based on 230 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,490.
Employees with Behavior Analyst in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (14.2% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (6.0% less).

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