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BCBA Jobs In The U.S.

Frequently asked questions

Where do BCBAs get paid the most?

Here is a breakdown showing where behavior analyst (BCBAs) get paid the most:

State Annual Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Rate
New Jersey $83,183 $6,931 $1,599 $39.99
Tennessee $79,464 $6,622 $1,528 $38.20
Massachusetts $78,612 $6,551 $1,511 $37.79
Hawaii $78,202 $6,516 $1,503 $37.60
Minnesota $77,480 $6,456 $1,490 $37.25
Nevada $77,233 $6,436 $1,485 $37.13
Connecticut $77,062 $6,421 $1,481 $37.05
Washington $75,657 $6,304 $1,454 $36.37
Rhode Island $75,579 $6,298 $1,453 $36.34
New York $75,104 $6,258 $1,444 $36.11
Alaska $74,732 $6,227 $1,437 $35.93
Oregon $74,456 $6,204 $1,431 $35.80
Wisconsin $74,407 $6,200 $1,430 $35.77
North Dakota $73,593 $6,132 $1,415 $35.38
Ohio $73,368 $6,114 $1,410 $35.27
Utah $71,702 $5,975 $1,378 $34.47
Iowa $71,447 $5,953 $1,373 $34.35
Maryland $71,194 $5,932 $1,369 $34.23
New Mexico $71,037 $5,919 $1,366 $34.15
New Hampshire $70,775 $5,897 $1,361 $34.03
Soutd Dakota $69,972 $5,831 $1,345 $33.64
Virginia $69,915 $5,826 $1,344 $33.61
California $69,362 $5,780 $1,333 $33.35
Vermont $68,807 $5,733 $1,323 $33.08
Idaho $68,657 $5,721 $1,320 $33.01
Nebraska $68,259 $5,688 $1,312 $32.82
Delaware $67,773 $5,647 $1,303 $32.58
Colorado $67,716 $5,643 $1,302 $32.56
Kansas $67,369 $5,614 $1,295 $32.39
Soutd Carolina $66,799 $5,566 $1,284 $32.12
Arizona $66,275 $5,522 $1,274 $31.86
Arkansas $65,931 $5,494 $1,267 $31.70
Wyoming $65,765 $5,480 $1,264 $31.62
Mississippi $65,691 $5,474 $1,263 $31.58
Maine $65,036 $5,419 $1,250 $31.27
Montana $64,905 $5,408 $1,248 $31.20
Oklahoma $64,464 $5,372 $1,239 $30.99
Indiana $64,257 $5,354 $1,235 $30.89
Kentucky $63,987 $5,332 $1,230 $30.76
Michigan $63,972 $5,331 $1,230 $30.76
West Virginia $63,133 $5,261 $1,214 $30.35
Illinois $62,257 $5,188 $1,197 $29.93
Louisiana $62,031 $5,169 $1,192 $29.82
Pennsylvania $61,973 $5,164 $1,191 $29.80
Missouri $61,673 $5,139 $1,186 $29.65
Texas $60,818 $5,068 $1,169 $29.24
Alabama $58,657 $4,888 $1,128 $28.20
Florida $56,853 $4,737 $1,093 $27.33
North Carolina $56,305 $4,692 $1,082 $27.07
Georgia $53,007 $4,417 $1,019 $25.48
How many BCBA jobs are there in the U.S?

According to Zippia, there are over 12,682 behavior analysts currently employed in the United States. There are thousands of open BCBA roles in the U.S.

Which state has the most BCBA jobs?

The following states have the most BCBA jobs:

  • California: 1,027 jobs
  • New York: 333 jobs
  • Wisconsin: 248 jobs
  • Arizona: 235 jobs
  • Connecticut: 87 jobs
  • Kentucky: 51 jobs
  • Nevada: 38 jobs
  • Delaware: 34 jobs
  • Alaska: 24 jobs
  • Mississippi: 22 jobs
Is becoming a BCBA worth it?

Yes, BCBA is a good career for several reasons. It is a very in-demand job, and pays between $55,000 - $100,000 per year, on average. BCBAs meet plenty of families, build long-lasting relationships, help children grow and learn new skills, and they work with growth-focused people to help families live the best life possible on the autism spectrum.

Are BCBAs in high demand?

Yes, BCBAs are in high demand. Over the past 12 years, demand for board-certified behavior analysts has increased by 5,852%.

Are there remote BCBA jobs?

Yes, there are thousands of remote BCBA jobs across the U.S. You can find the highest-paying BCBA jobs on our site, ABATherapistJobs.com.

Is there a shortage of BCBAs?

Yes, there is a nationwide shortage of board-certified behavior analysts (BCBAs). Currently the U.S. has just under 30,000 BCBAs, but there's a lot more open roles.

Is being a BCBA stressful?

BCBAs might occasionally find themselves in challenging or stressful situations, such as when working with clients who have severe behavioral or emotional issues. However, despite the occasional stress, most BCBAs report the job being very rewarding.