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Behavioral therapist salary in United States

How much does a Behavioral Therapist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $22.16
Low $15.70
High $31.30
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a behavioral therapist is $22.16 per hour in the United States. 32.5k salaries reported, updated at October 1, 2023

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Top companies for Behavioral Therapists in United States

  1. Achievement Behavior Care
    17 reviews451 salaries reported
    $27.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Behavioral Therapists near United States

  1. Fremont, CA
    $23.02 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  2. Walnut Creek, CA
    $22.72 per hour
    60 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $21.89 per hour
    234 salaries reported
  1. Costa Mesa, CA
    $21.81 per hour
    66 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $21.42 per hour
    859 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $21.32 per hour
    166 salaries reported
  1. Sacramento, CA
    $20.26 per hour
    145 salaries reported
  2. San Bernardino, CA
    $20.13 per hour
    77 salaries reported
  3. Fresno, CA
    $19.40 per hour
    10 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Behavioral Therapists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,871 ratings

31% of Behavioral Therapists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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