Behavioral Health Specialist

Behavioral Health Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$63,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bozeman Health
Highest Paying City
San Leandro, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a behavioral health specialist make?
Behavioral Health Specialists in America make, on average, $44,757 a year or $21.52 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $63,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $31,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Behavioral Health Specialists are Health Care companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Behavioral Health Specialist salaries are New Jersey, New York, Washington, Nevada, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Behavioral Health Specialist is 2.3 years.
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Average Behavioral Health Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Behavioral Health Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Behavioral Health Specialists are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Bozeman Health and NATIONAL MENTOR HOLDINGS are the best paying companies for Behavioral Health Specialists. Also, companies like The Camp Recovery Center and Corizon Health pay their Behavioral Health Specialists very well.

Average Behavioral Health Specialist Salary By Location

Behavioral Health Specialists in the United States of America make on average $44,757 a year or $21.52 per hour. San Leandro, CA reports the highest annual salary for Behavioral Health Specialists at 52,794. The average entry-level salary in San Leandro, CA is $33,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Behavioral Health Specialist salaries are New Jersey, New York, Washington, Nevada, and Connecticut. Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, West Virginia, and South Carolina are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Leandro, CA
$52,794
2
New York, NY
$51,877
3
Jersey City, NJ
$51,575
4
Norwich, CT
$51,249
5
Bothell, WA
$50,958

Average Behavioral Health Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Behavioral Health Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Non Profits companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Behavioral Health Specialists. Technology companies pay Behavioral Health Specialists an average salary of $45,397, Non Profits companies pay $45,159, and Finance companys come in at $45,030. The average salary for Behavioral Health Specialists in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $44,540.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$45,397
2
Non Profits
$45,159
3
Finance
$45,030
4
Health Care
$44,540

Recently Added Behavioral Health Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Deschutes County
Behavioral Health Specialist
01/29/2020
$62,111
Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center
Behavioral Health Specialist
01/28/2020
$39,521
Behavioral Health Specialist
01/28/2020
$59,484
Pathpoint
Behavioral Health Specialist
01/22/2020
$39,653
Randstad
Behavioral Health Specialist
01/21/2020
$33,392
San Luis Obispo County Office of Education
Behavioral Health Specialist
01/17/2020
$34,686
County of Sonoma
Behavioral Health Specialist
12/31/2019
$98,741
County of Sonoma, California
Behavioral Health Specialist
12/28/2019
$98,741
Behavioral Health Specialist
12/27/2019
$63,936
Plumas Unified School District
Behavioral Health Specialist
12/22/2019
$63,445
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