Psychiatric technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Psychiatric technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $68,090
Connecticut $56,170
District of Columbia $53,090
Oregon $49,870
New Jersey $45,520
Massachusetts $44,220
Illinois $42,294
New York $43,590
Washington $40,760
Michigan $35,380
Vermont $39,460
Rhode Island $37,620
Hawaii $38,230
Alaska $37,110
Minnesota $38,610
Colorado $37,360
Maryland $34,800
Ohio $32,860
South Carolina $32,540
Arizona $34,090
Wisconsin $33,760
North Carolina $33,330
Nevada $31,400
Delaware $30,880
Pennsylvania $31,948
Texas $31,800
Iowa $30,330
North Dakota $30,140
Missouri $27,630
Virginia $29,080
Indiana $28,710
Georgia $29,430
Nebraska $29,830
Idaho $29,740
Florida $28,590
Kentucky $27,930
Mississippi $28,180
Maine $26,630
New Mexico $26,100
Arkansas $27,380
Kansas $27,516
Utah $26,930
Louisiana $26,470
Montana $27,580
Tennessee $25,400
Oklahoma $24,750
Puerto Rico $23,400
Alabama $23,104
West Virginia $21,850

How do psychiatric technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Psychiatric technicians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than opticians but more than medical assistants.

Career Median Salary
Optician salary $34K
Dental assistant salary $33K
Veterinary technologist salary $32K
Medical and clinical laboratory technician salary $31K
Phlebotomist salary $32K
Psychiatric technician salary $31K
Medical secretary salary $30K
Pharmacy technician salary $29K
Psychiatric aide salary $29K
Medical assistant salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)