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.

$21,326 - $52,736
$21K
$34K
$53K
MEDIAN: $33,515
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$9.96 - $18.39
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MEDIAN: $12.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,326 - $52,736  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$21,185 - $41,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $18.39  
   
Overtime
$13.49 - $28.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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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$21,185 - $41,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Mental Health Technician

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
049
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Mental Health Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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