Behavior Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$69,000
Median 50%
$95,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Liberty Healthcare Group
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a behavior analyst make?
As a Behavior Analyst in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $69,101 per year or $33.22 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $95,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $50,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Behavior Analysts are in Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania are some of the states with the best Behavior Analyst salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Behavior Analyst is 2.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Analyst
$69,699

Average Behavior Analyst Salary By Location

Behavior Analysts in the US makes an average salary of $69,101 per year or $33.22 per hour. New York, NY reports the highest Behavior Analyst salaries at $61,420 per year. The New York, NY average entry-level salary for Behavior Analysts is $36,000. Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania are the highest paying states. Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and South Dakota are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Behavior Analyst Salaries

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

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Average Behavior Analyst Salary By Company

If you are a Behavior Analyst, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Behavior Analysts are Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Liberty Healthcare Group and Chrysalis are the best paying companies for Behavior Analysts. In addition, companies like Beverly Hills and State of Minnesota report highly competitive salaries for Behavior Analysts.

Average Behavior Analyst Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Behavior Analyst works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Non Profits companies, Government companies, and Retail companies pay their Behavior Analysts well. Non Profits companies pay their Behavior Analysts the highest wages, averaging $78,574 per year. Government companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $75,908 and $64,288, respectively. At $63,397, the average salary for Behavior Analysts in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Non Profits
Non Profits
$78,574
$79k
Government
Government
$75,908
$76k
Retail
Retail
$64,288
$64k
Health Care
Health Care
$63,397
$63k

Behavior Analyst Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Behavior Analyst Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Civitas Health Services
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba or Bcaba)
04/24/2020
$57,000
Merakey
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba)-Maury County
04/19/2020
$73,045
OPS Senior Behavior Analyst
04/15/2020
$54,262
Inbloom Autism Services
Board Certified Behavior Analyst/Bcba/Boston
04/07/2020
$85,000
State of Nebraska
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Yrtc Lincoln
04/05/2020
$44,578
Woodfords Family Services
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba)-Clinical Position
04/04/2020
$55,000
Inbloom Autism Services
Board Certified Behavior Analyst/Bcba
04/02/2020
$85,000
District 287
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Bcba)-Fall 2020
03/29/2020
$42,290
State of Nebraska
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Yrtc Lincoln
03/20/2020
$44,578
State of Wyoming
Hspy-Behavior Analyst
03/18/2020
$63,465
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