Mental Health Technician with Counseling Skills Salary

The average pay for a Mental Health Technician with Counseling skills is $12.87 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$24,832 - $53,233
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$35K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,390
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$9.96 - $17.99
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MEDIAN: $12.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,832 - $53,233  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,264 - $41,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $17.99  
   
Overtime
$13.46 - $32.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,264 - $41,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Technician

Pay by Experience for a Mental Health Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Mental Health Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mental Health Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Mental Health Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 36 salaries. A Mental Health Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Mental Health Technician

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 24%