Average Late-Career Psychiatric Technician Hourly Pay

$20.82
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$251
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Psychiatric Technician is $20.82.
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$15.11
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$33.12
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$15 - $33
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$0 - $251
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What Do Psychiatric Technicians Do?

Psychiatric Technician Tasks
  • Assist psychiatric patients with daily therapeutic and hygiene needs under direction of nursing and medical staff
  • Dispense medications as directed by physician
  • Organize, supervise and encourage patient participation in educational and recreational activities
  • Make observations and document patient treatment interventions, behavior and progress
  • Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury

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What Are Popular Skills for Psychiatric Technicians?

Skills in Psychiatric, Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Medication Administration and Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $13.24 based on 49 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.81 based on 310 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.18 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.84 based on 105 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 574 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
54.0%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
18.3%