Job Outlook for Behavior Analysts

In 2015 the Burning Glass Report entitled the “US Behavior Analyst Workforce: Understanding the National Demand for Behavior Analysts Produced by Burning Glass Technologies on behalf of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.”

Here is information on salary estimates for behavior analysts from Pay Scale.

Benefits of a career in Behavior Analysis from Sage College.

Florida Applied Behavior Analysis (FABA) on working as a behavior analyst.

Median income for psychologists in 2015 $72,580 according to the Bureau of Labor statistics.

The field of behavior analysis has most recently focused on services for individuals with Autism. However, behavior analysis can be utilized to support any behavior issue. Amanda Kelly, BCBA-D, PhD writes about Misconceptions of ABA which include that behavior analysis services are not just for individuals with developmental disabilities but can serve any individual with behavior challenges.

The National Autism Network includes a list of information about how ABA as an evidenced based practice promotes solutions and behavior change for individuals with Autism.

Whether you want to work in Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) akin to Industrial / Organizational Psychology, work with children, adolescents or adults, neurotypical, with developmental disabilities, or Autism … Applied Behavior Analysis can open an entirely new world for you and show you avenues of behavior change that are effective, efficient … and a career that is rewarding to those involved.


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