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$38,319

Average Base Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$475

Average Bonus
The average psychiatric technician salary in United States is $38,319 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $475. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$29,744

Entry Level Salary

$46,078

Senior Level Salary
An entry level psychiatric technician (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $29,744. On the other end, a senior level psychiatric technician (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $46,078.

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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.
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