$49,749
Avg. Salary
$44.22
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Behavior Analyst with Autism skills is $44.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Behavior Analyst with Autism skills is $49,749 per year.

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Job Description for Behavior Analyst

Behavior analysts teach support professionals, teachers, and parents how to implement behavior support plans, skills, and procedures. They instruct others on how to collect data and create a therapeutic environment. They write reports and curricula, as well as implement plans to better teach support programs. Additionally, the behavior analyst must stay aware of new training and teaching techniques, as well as how clients can implement those techniques. The behavior analyst generally works during regular business hours. However, there may be times when the analyst needs to work overtime or be on call in case of emergencies.

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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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Q: What is it like working in Monticello?

Behavior Analyst in Monticello:
Pros: Great job, cutting edge treatment, opportunities for advancement.
Cons: One way to travel from home and a comsiderable amount of travel after I get to my work location.

Behavior Analyst in Evansville:
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Behavior Analyst in San Francisco:
"Challenging And Rewarding."
Pros: There is a great need for a better understanding about how human behavior effects student motivation to learn and acquire knowledge as well as how to maintain appropriate social behaviors in the school setting. Applied behavior analysis provides tools to assist in this research and provides ways to develop effective strategies for teaching and training. I enjoy participating in research in the applied setting and experiencing first hand the successful application of the principles of behavior in the support of student programming.
Cons: Working in an environment serving students with moderate to severe disabilities is an incredibly challenging job that requires a behaviorist to develop expertise in all disabilities that effect learning. Developing individualized interventions for students with Autism, Emotional Disturbance, Developmental Disabilities, Conduct Disorders etc takes years of experience. So "learning on the job" and reading scholarly articles in my spare time can sometimes leave me feeling inadequately informed.

Key Stats for Behavior Analyst

10-19 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 60%