Behavioral Therapist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$37,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$48,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cerner
Highest Paying City
San Leandro, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
1.6 years
How much does a behavioral therapist make?
Behavioral Therapists in America make an average salary of $37,387 per year or $17.97 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $48,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $29,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Behavioral Therapists are Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Nevada, California, Alaska, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts have the highest paying Behavioral Therapist jobs. The typical tenure for a Behavioral Therapist is 1.6 years.
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Average Behavioral Therapist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Behavioral Therapist in the United States is $37,387 per year or $17.97 per hour. San Leandro, CA reports the highest annual salary for Behavioral Therapists at 50,658. The average entry-level salary in San Leandro, CA is $32,000. Nevada, California, Alaska, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts are the states with the highest payscale for Behavioral Therapists. On the other hand, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky report the lowest wages for Behavioral Therapists.

Map of Behavioral Therapist Salaries

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

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Average Behavioral Therapist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Behavioral Therapist makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Behavioral Therapists are Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Companies like Cerner or Cleveland Clinic will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Highland Family Medicine and Kansas City Kansas Public Schools also report very competitive wages for Behavioral Therapists.

Behavioral Therapist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Behavioral Therapist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Inbloom Autism Services
Behavioral Therapist/Newton
03/27/2020
$48,001
LHC Group
Behavioral Therapist
03/23/2020
$27,131
Gandara Mental Health Center
In-Home Behavioral Therapist (Bilingual Clinician)
03/21/2020
$24,000
Indian Health Service
Child Behavioral Therapist
03/17/2020
$55,000
Behavioral Therapist
03/12/2020
$41,740
Gandara Mental Health Center
In-Home Behavioral Therapist
03/07/2020
$24,000
Gandara Mental Health Center
Behavioral Therapist
01/31/2020
$24,000
Newtown Public School District
Behavioral Therapist
01/29/2020
$35,938
Pathways
Behavioral Therapist
12/31/2019
$39,131
Gandara Mental Health Center
Behavioral Therapist
12/27/2019
$24,000
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