Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Behavior analysts work in any setting in which they can address problematic behaviors that are of social concern. Behavior analysts have been particularly effective serving individuals on the autism spectrum and individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In addition, behavior analysts also find meaningful roles in the areas of education, business and industry, treatment of substance abuse, behavioral safety, school consultation, parent and staff training, sports and athletic performance, and animal training (to name a few).

Job Demand

Demand for credentialed behavior analysts is increasing. Job postings for Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs) have seen a 995% increase from 2014 to 2017. For more information, click on the following links for a review of employment statistics, salaries, etc.

Behavior Analyst Certification Board – U.S. Employment Demand for Behavior Analysts 2010-2019

Association for Professional Behavior Analysts - 2014 Professional Employment Survey Results