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Average Psychiatric Technician with Counseling Skills Hourly Pay

$15.00
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$1,250
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The average hourly pay for a Psychiatric Technician with Counseling skills is $15.00.
10%
$11.68
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$15
90%
$26.04
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$0 - $1,250
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$24,884 - $55,018
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What Do Psychiatric Technicians Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Psychiatric Technicians?

Skills in Documentation and Medication Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Psychiatric.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Technicians?

An entry-level Psychiatric Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.74 based on 8 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.88 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.22 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.40 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Psychiatric Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 0.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (16.0% less), New Orleans, Louisiana (15.8% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 91 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.8%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
12.1%
Late Career
11.0%