Average Psychiatric Technician with Psychiatric Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Psychiatric Technician with Psychiatric skills is $14.11.
MEDIAN $14.11
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $25
$375 - $1,000
Total Pay
$23,064 - $57,916

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Popular Skills for Psychiatric Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Technician

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 $12.85 based on 56 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.11 based on 131 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.65 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.37 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Psychiatric Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (34.7% more) and Houston, Texas (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Springfield, Missouri (20.9% less), New Orleans, Louisiana (14.0% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (7.4% less).

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