How much does a Behavioral Therapist make?

Updated Dec 3, 2021

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$40,906 /yr
Average Base Pay

227 salaries

$31K

Low

$41K

Average

$55K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Behavioral Therapist is $40,906 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Behavioral Therapist in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Behavioral Therapist employees in the United States.

What is the salary trajectory for a Behavior Therapist?

$42,483 /yrBehavior Therapist
$46,353 /yrSenior Behavior Therapist
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What are some related job titles for a Behavioral Therapist?

ABA

$45,255

per year

Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapist

$46,295

per year

Autism Specialist

$44,295

per year

BCBA Behavior Analyst

$46,080

per year

What is the average pay for a Behavioral Therapist at different companies?

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Behavioral Health Works
3.4

Behavioral Health Works

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

Center for Autism and Related Disorders
3.3

Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Center for Autism and Related Disorders
3.3

Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

Behavioral Dimensions
4

Behavioral Dimensions

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Care
3.8

Care

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $18

$18

$18

$18 - $18 Range

Minnesota Autism Center
2.4

Minnesota Autism Center

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Prism Behavioral Solutions
3.4

Prism Behavioral Solutions

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

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Autism Learning Partners
3.4

Autism Learning Partners

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

ACES ABA
3.6

ACES ABA

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Trumpet Behavioral Health
3.5

Trumpet Behavioral Health

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Action Behavior Centers - ABA Therapy for Autism
4.5

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Partners in Excellence
3.5

Partners in Excellence

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Behavioral Health Works
3.4

Behavioral Health Works

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Behavioral Innovations
3.1

Behavioral Innovations

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Creative Solutions for Hope
3.4

Creative Solutions for Hope

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Pacific Child & Family Associates
2.5

Pacific Child & Family Associates

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $20

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Maxim Healthcare Group
3.4

Maxim Healthcare Group

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

B.I.G. Solutions
3.7

B.I.G. Solutions

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $21 - $23

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Verdugo Hills Psychtherapy Center

Verdugo Hills Psychtherapy Center

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

STAR of CA
3.6

STAR of CA

Behavioral Therapist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Behavioral Therapist salaries

The national average salary for a Behavioral Therapist is $40,906 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Behavioral Therapist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Behavioral Therapist employees.

The highest salary for a Behavioral Therapist in United States is $54,706 per year.

The lowest salary for a Behavioral Therapist in United States is $30,587 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Behavioral Therapist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Behavioral Therapist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent behavioral therapist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18
hourly
A RBT - Registered Behavior Technician in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$71,947
per year
A Board Certified Behavior Analyst Bcba in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $71,947 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$30
hourly
A RBT - Registered Behavior Technician in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$18
hourly
A RBT - Registered Behavior Technician in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
Baltimore, MD Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Behavior Therapist in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Additional Pay
$400 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$15
hourly
A RBT - Registered Behavior Technician in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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