Compensation Structure

Compensation at Hillcrest Educational Centers is based on years of experience related to the position, and level of education. Our ongoing effort is to ensure that compensation is fair and competitive within the industry. Below is a sampling of our positions. Please contact the Human Resources Department for more information on these and other positions.

Position Pay Ranges (subject to change)


Required Education

Hiring Range


Master’s Degree


Clinician – ASD

Master’s Degree – BCBA


Head Nurse

Bachelor’s Degree


Registered Nurse

Associate’s Degree


Licensed Practical Nurse

Practical Nursing License



Master’s Degree


Teacher Assistant*

Bachelor’s Degree**


Youth Development Professional

Bachelor’s Degree**


* Must pass para professional exam to receive $0.50 salary increase over Youth Development Professional.
** High school diploma may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree, with relevant field experience.
*** Plus Shift Differential (Residential = $0.82/hour • Overnight = $0.50/hour • Weekends = $2.00/hour)

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Compensation Structure
Learn more about the Hillcrest compensation structure for various positions

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