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Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Technician is $11.23 per hour.
$19,408 - $34,810
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,780
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$9.09 - $14.77
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$19,408 - $34,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $592  
Total Pay (?
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$19,171 - $33,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $14.77  
   
Overtime
$12.21 - $21.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $592  
   
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).
)
$19,171 - $33,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 463
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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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 6%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

National Average
$24,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 32%