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Average Behavioral Psychologist Salary

$75,100
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Behavioral Psychologist is $75,100.
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$121k
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What Do Behavioral Psychologists Do?

Behavioral Psychologist Tasks
  • Assess and evaluate patients.
  • Keep detailed records.
  • Recommend treatment plans, work with interdisciplinary team to coordinate patient treatment.
  • Provide treatment and preventative counseling and treatment.

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What Are Popular Skills for Behavioral Psychologists?

Skills in Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Counseling.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Behavioral Psychologists?

An early career Behavioral Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Behavioral Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,981 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Behavioral Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
36.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
24.0%
Late Career
20.0%