Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Behavior Therapist is $17.16
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Behavior Therapists?
An entry-level Behavior Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.95 based on 123 salaries. An early career Behavior Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.22 based on 555 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Behavior Therapists Do?
Behavior therapists work in clinics and assist with the treatment of various mental disorders using behavioral techniques. They may work with different types of clients, but individuals this position often deal with children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Behavior therapists may also be found in schools and substance abuse clinics, where they use behavioral therapies to help people find alternatives and strategies for dealing with substance abuse. Individuals in this …Read more
- Provide treatment to patients with techniques to modify and replace behaviors in a home, community, or clinic environment.
- Evaluate and document patients' progress.
- Devise appropriate and individual treatment plans to individuals or groups of patients.