ABILITIES FIRST, INC. Behavior Support Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Behavior Support Supervisor make at companies like ABILITIES FIRST, INC. in the United States? The average salary for Behavior Support Supervisor at companies like ABILITIES FIRST, INC. in the United States is $119,441 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $103,787 and $135,095. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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For over 60 years, Abilities First has been a trusted provider of education, vocation, residential and support programs in the Hudson Valley serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Committed to inclusion, Abilities First seeks to break down the barriers between people with and without disabilities, envisioning a world where all people are recognized and valued for their Abilities First.

Abilities First recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities, and backgrounds, and does not discriminate in hiring. We are inclusive, welcoming, and supportive of people of varying abilities, races, ethnicities, religions, socio-economic status, gender, and gender identities. Abilities First is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The school program Behavior Support Supervisor is responsible for providing direct and indirect behavior analysis and behavioral programming services to the students in their designated school programs. Conducts appropriate assessment (including functional behavioral assessments, behavior analyses and/or behavior intervention plans). Develops, implements, and monitors behavioral plan and guidelines of assigned students and overall school. This position serves as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing care and treatment that is appropriate to students in the school program.  The school program Behavior Support Supervisor is a management position responsible for direct oversight of the school’s behavior support team. 

Position is full time, 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Salary range: $57,595 to $67,595 annually


Position Standards  

  • Assist the coordinator of behavioral services and principal with management of the behavior support team and overall design of a school wide behavior management system including positive behavior interventions.
  • Provide evidence based behavioral intervention strategies to classroom staff, therapists, and families that support individual student needs.
  • Provide professional development presentations for staff and families during monthly trainings opportunities or Superintendent Conference sessions.
  • Collect and analyze student behavior incidents, occurrences, ABC data sheets, and risk data daily and present monthly trends and patterns.
  • Complete Functional Behavior Analysis reports when requested to create high quality Behavior Intervention plans in collaborations with classroom staff and families.
  • Train classroom staff and clinicians on internal data tracking methods that are in alignment with behavior intervention plan implementation, monitoring, and or revision.
  • ·Attend CSE meetings and provide recommendations for students who have or need behavior intervention plans or no longer need BIPs in the form of an amendment via quarterly progress notes and annual review reports as requested.
  • Respond to behavior support calls from classroom staff and clinicians in a timely fashion to serve as a support.
  • Serve as the PBIS subcommittee chair to help integrate positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) structures and strategies from the larger PBIS committee across all schools.
  • Supervise the behavior team staff by providing feedback, modeling, goal setting, and writing an annual performance evaluation for each team member.
  • Conduct classroom and therapy session observations with the School Principal and provide feedback to classroom staff during biweekly behavior.
  • Submit paperwork on time to meet IEP mandated and school wide deadlines.
  • Attends and participates in school and agency meeting including preparation of the committee reports to discuss behavior incidents and protocols that are in accordance with agency policies.
  • Adhere to agency Code of Legal and Ethical Behavior, which require all employees, consultants, board members, volunteers and affiliates to perform their responsibilities according to ethical and legal standards with honesty, integrity, fairness, good faith and respect for others and the law.
  • Follows all agency policy and procedures and demonstrates continuous regard to personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Performs other appropriate job-related activities as requested by your supervisor or as circumstances warrant.

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, in order to perform the essential functions of this job, an individual shall be required to:

  1. Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., bend, squat, bend the knees, pivot and grasp with both hands (in order to properly and safely perform the techniques taught in CPR/First Aid, behavior intervention techniques, and lifting and carrying techniques).
  2. Lift individuals by using appropriate techniques, including but not limited to usage of tools to assist, such as the Hoyer Lift.
  3. Assist individuals in ambulation by providing physical assistance, including use of a gait belt or other equipment where necessary.
  4. Have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  5. Have the ability to push, pull, and maneuver individuals in wheelchairs.
  6. Possess verbal and written communication skills, in English, to ensure adequate regulatory documentation.


  • Required: A Master’s Degree in ABA Therapy, Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, or Sociology.
  • BCBA preferred.
  • Must have a current NYS driver’s license, free of moving violations; deemed acceptable by our insurance carrier.
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