The average rate for a Psychiatric Aide is $10.56 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Psychiatric Aide Total Pay (?
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$7.93 - $15.01
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Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $15.01  
   
Overtime
$15.84 - $27.50  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $97.21  
   
Total Pay (?
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$15,763 - $35,705  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Job Description for Psychiatric Aide
  • Assist psychiatric patients with daily therapeutic and hygiene needs under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Maintain records of patient's condition and activity and report observations to professional staff.
  • Accompany and supervise residents on educational and recreational group outings.
  • Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.
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Experience Affects Psychiatric Aide Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 26%
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