Entry-Level Mental Health Technician Salary

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

$20,711 - $39,891
$21K
$30K
$40K
MEDIAN: $29,997
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$9.68 - $15.53
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$12
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MEDIAN: $12.37
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$0$39K
Salary $20,711 - $39,891
Bonus $500
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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$20,390 - $35,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.68 - $15.53
Overtime $8.23 - $22.51
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $500
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).
)
$20,390 - $35,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 544

Mental Health Technician Job Listings

Mental Health Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mental Health Technician in Atlanta:
Keep optimistic, and do not become content.

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.

Mental Health Technician in Mishawaka:
Don't take anything personal.

Key Stats for Mental Health Technician

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Mental Health Technician Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Patient Education
▼2%

Counseling
▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

Group Therapy
▼5%

CPR
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 29%