$35,000
Avg. Salary
$12.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Behavior Therapist in Boston, Massachusetts is $12.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Behavior Therapist in Boston, Massachusetts is $35,000 per year.

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Job Description for Behavior Therapist

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 position may work with a client one on one; however, they often also work with the patient’s family members to help the family members learn how to best interact with the client and support their growth.

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Behavior Therapist Tasks

  • 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.

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Behavior Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Behavior Therapist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
11%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: