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Behavioral Health Technician Salary

How much does a Behavioral Health Technician make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Behavioral Health Technician

$33,926 (USD)/yr

$16 (USD)/hr

$383 (USD)/yr

$33,573 (USD)/yr

$16 (USD)/hr

$383 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.
The average behavioral health technician salary in United States is $33,926 or an equivalent hourly rate of $16. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $383. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$25,954 (USD)

$40,450 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$39,330 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Behavioral Health Technician will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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