Average Early-Career Psychiatric Technician Hourly Pay

$13.79
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$600
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Psychiatric Technician is $13.79.
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$10.84
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$13.79
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$20.60
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$11 - $21
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$25 - $5,896
Total Pay
$22,644 - $47,776
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What Are Popular Skills for Psychiatric Technicians?

Skills in Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy, Counseling, 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 $13.24 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.01 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.70 based on 107 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 52.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Springfield, Missouri (17.6% less), New Orleans, Louisiana (12.8% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (11.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 329 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Mid Career
33.7%
Experienced
32.5%
Late Career
17.3%