Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Technician is $11.22 per hour.
Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Total Pay (?
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$19,411 - $36,541
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,956
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Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.96 - $14.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$19,411 - $36,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $519  
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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$18,935 - $33,501  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $14.77  
   
Overtime
$11.23 - $20.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $519  
   
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).
)
$18,935 - $33,501  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salaries

Counseling
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Patient Education
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National Average
$24,000

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Gender

Female
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Male
43%
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Common Health Benefits

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