There are currently an estimated 66,100 psychiatric technicians in the United States. The psychiatric technician job market is expected to grow by 5.9% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are psychiatric technicians?
CareerExplorer rates psychiatric technicians with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,300 psychiatric technicians. That number is based on 3,900 additional psychiatric technicians, and the retirement of 4,400 existing psychiatric technicians.
What’s the supply of psychiatric technicians?
The psychiatric technician industry is concentrated in California, Florida, Texas
Psychiatric Technician job market by state
|State Name||Employed Psychiatric Technicians|
|District of Columbia||360|