Board Certified Behavior Analyst Salary

Median pay for Board Certified Behavior Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $57K annually. While geography and the specific company impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. For the most part, Board Certified Behavior Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. The vast majority of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,585 - $74,472
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MEDIAN: $57,448
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$0$94K
Salary $40,585 - $74,472
Bonus $0.00 - $5,927
Profit Sharing $2,299
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$40,141 - $94,646
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,179
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $17.63 - $74.53
Hourly Tips $0.67
Overtime $24.90 - $69.55
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,927
Profit Sharing $2,299
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,141 - $94,646
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 396

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Job Description for Board Certified Behavior Analyst

A board certified behavior analyst is responsible for creating plans to help children, teens, and adults with behavioral issues, mental health issues, and/or developmental disabilities. These analysts develop treatment plans with clients (and their loved ones, as needed); they then work with the patient to implement this plan, monitor clients' progress, and revise the plan as needed. This analyst also performs behavioral assessments and creates programming for their organization.

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Board Certified 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

Board Certified Behavior Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Board Certified Behavior Analyst


Autism Home Support Services, The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Centria, ACES, and Devereux Foundation are top-notch employers for Board Certified Behavior Analysts in this area. Board Certified Behavior Analysts seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at ACES, where the average salary comes to $66K.

Popular Skills for Board Certified Behavior Analyst


Survey results imply that Board Certified Behavior Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Childhood Education, Applied Behavior analysis, Assessment, and Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Autism. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Autism.

Pay by Experience Level for Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Board Certified Behavior Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 953 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 523 salaries. An experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 245 salaries. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,567

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Miami offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. Board Certified Behavior Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Orlando (+8 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). Denver is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Austin and 4 percent less in Boston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst?

Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Shreveport:
Pros: Amazing work. I can go to bed each night knowing that I have done something with my day to make a child's world a better place.
Cons: The hardest, yet most important part is getting parents of children on board with ABA therapy.

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Key Stats for Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Board Certified Behavior Analyst Salaries

▲46%

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$60,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Board Certified Behavior Analyst Salaries

Childhood Education
▲12%

Applied Behavior analysis
▲6%



Assessment
▲2%



National Average
$60,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

▼1%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 26%
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