Psychiatric technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Psychiatric technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $61,340
California $54,900
Connecticut $48,140
Washington $47,460
Oregon $47,340
Hawaii $46,700
New York $46,470
Colorado $39,140
Illinois $37,670
Massachusetts $37,620
Rhode Island $37,620
Alaska $37,390
Maryland $37,390
North Dakota $37,390
Vermont $37,170
New Jersey $36,820
Michigan $36,650
Georgia $36,640
Nebraska $36,640
Nevada $36,630
Minnesota $36,620
Arizona $36,610
Delaware $36,450
South Dakota $36,230
North Carolina $35,560
Florida $35,380
Wisconsin $35,380
Indiana $35,280
Texas $32,730
New Mexico $32,320
Pennsylvania $30,990
Ohio $30,960
South Carolina $30,340
Iowa $29,780
Kentucky $29,650
Montana $29,650
Tennessee $29,650
Utah $29,650
Virginia $29,640
Maine $29,380
Kansas $29,370
Arkansas $29,340
Missouri $29,310
Louisiana $29,030
Alabama $29,000
Idaho $28,820
Oklahoma $28,820
Mississippi $28,780
Puerto Rico $23,400
West Virginia $23,230

How do psychiatric technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Psychiatric technicians earn about the same as related careers in California. On average, they make less than licensed practical nurses but more than medical appliance technicians.

Career Median Salary
Licensed practical nurse salary $62K
Hearing aid specialist salary $61K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $48K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $48K
Surgical assistant salary $48K
Psychiatric technician salary $55K
Community health worker salary $48K
Optician salary $47K
Ophthalmic medical technician salary $46K
Medical appliance technician salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)