Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Technician is $11.67 per hour.

$18,611 - $40,385
(Median)
$19K
$28K
$40K
MEDIAN: $28,385
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$9.29 - $15.19
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,611 - $40,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $771  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$19,537 - $34,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.29 - $15.19  
   
Overtime
$11.57 - $21.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $771  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$19,537 - $34,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 591
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Mental Health Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mental Health Technician in Jacksonville:
Have compassion for others. Leave all home problems at home. Never take hurtful things the patients say to heart. Remember that they are not always in their right state of mind. Always observe your patients and watch body language.

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Skills That Affect Mental Health Technician Salaries

Counseling
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National Average
$25,000

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Group Therapy
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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