Psychiatric Aide Salary

A Psychiatric Aide earns an average wage of $13.55 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Psychiatric is associated with high pay for this job.

$15,932 - $39,149
(Median)
$16K
$24K
$39K
MEDIAN: $23,561
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$8.62 - $19.78
(Median)
$8
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$15,932 - $39,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
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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$18,175 - $41,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $19.78  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$18,175 - $41,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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

Experienced
up arrow 45%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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