Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Technician is $11.15 per hour.
Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Total Pay (?
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$19,516 - $35,829
(Median)
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36K
MEDIAN: $25,626
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Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.86 - $14.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$19,516 - $35,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $511  
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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$18,738 - $33,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 538
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $14.77  
   
Overtime
$11.62 - $20.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $511  
   
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).
)
$18,738 - $33,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 538
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Las Vegas
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Dallas
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National Average
$24,000
Tulsa
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 7%
Patient Education
up arrow 5%
National Average
$24,000
Oral / Verbal Communication
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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 31%
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