Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Mental Health Technician is $12.10 per hour.

$19,477 - $39,534
$19K
$30K
$40K
MEDIAN: $29,707
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$9.62 - $15.63
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$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,477 - $39,534  
   
Bonus
$560  
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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$20,200 - $35,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $15.63  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $22.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$560  
   
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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$20,200 - $35,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 536

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Mental Health Technician Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Mental Health Technician

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Mental Health Technician Salaries

Patient Education
▼0%

National Average
$26,000

Counseling
▼1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

Group Therapy
▼4%

CPR
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 31%
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