Did you know that there are more than 33,633 ABA therapists employed in the US? Find more ABA therapy statistics below.
There are over 33,633 ABA therapists currently employed in the U.S. as of 2023. The amount of ABA therapists continues to increase each year.
There are 57,000 board-certified behavior analysts in the U.S.
The average age of an ABA therapist is 42 years old. The average age of an ABA therapist varies by race, gender, and state.
ABA therapists are most in-demand in New York, NY.
If you're looking for jobs as an ABA therapist, you can find plenty of open roles on websites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, Linkedin, and ABATherapistJobs.com.
According to Zippia.com, the average ABA therapist enjoys staying at their job for less than 1 year at a rate of 29%.
ABA therapists are predicted to have more than a 20% job growth rate by 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
ABA therapists's average starting salary is $30,000 per year, and the top 10% of the highest-paid ABA therapists can earn $43,000 or more per year.
Obviously, the amount you'll make as an ABA therapist varies by the state you're working in, your experience, skillset, position, and certification level. On average, BCBAs will earn more than RBTs, so keep that in mind when choosing a career path in the ABA therapy field.