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Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Technician is $11.21 per hour.
Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary (?
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$19,411 - $36,541
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $26,444
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Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary (?
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$9.00 - $14.75
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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 - $522  
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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$19,012 - $33,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $14.75  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $20.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $522  
   
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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$19,012 - $33,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 454
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 6%
Patient Education
up arrow 4%
National Average
$24,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

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