BEHAVIORAL SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$47,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$47,000
Median 50%
$75,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Rogers Memorial Hospital
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a behavioral specialist make?
Behavioral Specialists in America make an average salary of $47,719 per year or $22.94 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $76,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Behavioral Specialist salaries are Nevada, California, Utah, Delaware, and Hawaii. The typical employment in the position spans 2.5 years.

Average Behavioral Specialist Salary By Company

Behavioral Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Behavioral Specialists are Rogers Memorial Hospital and NATIONAL MENTOR HOLDINGS, INC.. In addition, companies like ST. JOSEPHS VILLA and Lifesteps report highly competitive salaries for Behavioral Specialists.

Average Behavioral Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Behavioral Specialist in the United States is $47,719 per year or $22.94 per hour. The top city when it comes to Behavioral Specialist salaries is San Jose, CA at $58,938 per year. Not only that, San Jose, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $34,000. Nevada, California, Utah, Delaware, and Hawaii are the states with the highest payscale for Behavioral Specialists. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$58,938
2
Baltimore, MD
$44,556
3
Philadelphia, PA
$43,591
4
Springfield, OH
$41,604
5
Edison, NJ
$41,523

Average Behavioral Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Behavioral Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Pharmaceutical companies pay higher-than-average wages for Behavioral Specialists. Salaries for Behavioral Specialists in Finance companies average $48,944 annually, while Professional companies and Pharmaceutical companies pay $48,072 and $47,265, respectively. The types of companies that pay Behavioral Specialists the least are in the Health Care industry, where the average annual salary is $47,195.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$48,944
2
Professional
$48,072
3
Pharmaceutical
$47,265
4
Health Care
$47,195

RECENTLY ADDED Behavioral Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Total Programs
Behavioral Specialist
10/31/2019
$30,783
Merakey
Behavioral Specialist
10/30/2019
$83,480
Natomas Unified School District
Behavioral Specialist
10/30/2019
$75,969
Aptiv (Formerly Riverfront Inc.)
Behavioral Specialist
10/28/2019
$72,000
Riverfront, Inc.
Behavioral Specialist
10/28/2019
$72,000
Glenn County Office of Education
Behavioral Specialist
10/26/2019
$90,492
10/17/2019
$87,299
State of Florida
Behavioral Specialist
10/08/2019
$46,000
State of Florida
Behavioral Specialist
09/25/2019
$46,000
Town of Brookline
Behavioral Specialist
09/20/2019
$32,349
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