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Behavior Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$69,000
$50,000
$69,000
$95,000
Behavior analysts in the United States make an average salary of $69,101 per year or $33.22 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $50,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $95,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania provide the highest behavior analyst salaries.
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Map of Behavior Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Behavior Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Behavior Analyst Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a behavior analyst is roughly $69,101 per year, which boils down to $33.22 per hour. Interestingly enough, behavior analysts have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $61,420 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $36,000. Additionally, behavior analysts make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, Needham, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, and Towson, MD. On a more broad level, behavior analyst salaries are highest in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Hampshire. On the contrary, Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming offer the lowest behavior analyst salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$61,420
$61k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$61,240
$61k
Needham, MA
Needham, MA
$60,811
$61k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$60,798
$61k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$56,847
$57k
Towson, MD
Towson, MD
$56,763
$57k
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$53,967
$54k
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$53,413
$53k
Flint, MI
Flint, MI
$52,350
$52k
Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Beach, VA
$52,028
$52k

High Paying Behavior Analyst Jobs

Average Behavior Analyst Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Liberty Healthcare Group and Chrysalis as they offer the highest salaries for behavior analysts.

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    Average Behavior Analyst Pay By Industry

    The salary for a behavior analyst can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for behavior analysts tend to be found in retail, media, and non profits companies. In fact, behavior analysts can make a yearly salary of $97,579 while working for retail companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Retail
    Retail
    $97,579
    $98k
    Media
    Media
    $76,503
    $77k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $65,288
    $65k
    Government
    Government
    $63,789
    $64k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $62,832
    $63k

    Recently Added Behavior Analyst Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Lincoln Intermediate Unit
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    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Reposted)
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Reposted)
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Reposted)
    New Oxford, PA
    New Oxford, PA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $44,987
    $44,987
    10/29/2020
    Action Behavior Centers
    Action Behavior Centers
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/28/2020
    OPS Senior Behavior Analyst
    OPS Senior Behavior Analyst
    Miami, FL
    Miami, FL
    10/25/2020
    10/25/2020
    $54,262
    $54,262
    10/25/2020
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba) New
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba) New
    New Haven, CT
    New Haven, CT
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $85,000
    $85,000
    10/21/2020
    Humanim
    Humanim
    Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA)
    Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA)
    Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA)
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/16/2020
    Woodfords Family Services
    Woodfords Family Services
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba)-Clinical Position-Bonus
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba)-Clinical Position-Bonus
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba)-Clinical Position-Bonus
    Westbrook, ME
    Westbrook, ME
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    10/16/2020
    Action Behavior Centers
    Action Behavior Centers
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Broomfield, CO
    Broomfield, CO
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/14/2020
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Bcba Houston
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Bcba Houston
    Missouri City, TX
    Missouri City, TX
    10/07/2020
    10/07/2020
    $72,000
    $72,000
    10/07/2020
    Civitas Health Services
    Civitas Health Services
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba or Bcaba)
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba or Bcaba)
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba or Bcaba)
    Montrose, VA
    Montrose, VA
    10/07/2020
    10/07/2020
    $57,000
    $57,000
    10/07/2020
    Action Behavior Centers
    Action Behavior Centers
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    Bcba/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    09/23/2020