The average hourly pay for a Psychiatric Technician in Fargo, North Dakota is $18.09.
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Job Description for Psychiatric Technician
A psychiatric technician works at a hospital or nursing home to ensure the safety and care of the patients with emotional problems or mental illnesses. The technician is an assistant to psychiatrists and nurses at a facility. The technician will be delegated tasks and will help to administer treatments to patients via group and individual activities. When activities are carried out, the technician will encourage patients to participate and increase their self-confidence. The technician will also…Read more
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Employees with Psychiatric Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New Orleans, Louisiana (33.2% less), St. Louis, Missouri (29.8% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (25.9% less).
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