Psychiatric Technician State Salary

The United States has a wide range of average salaries for Psychiatric Technicians.  Each state is unique.  The range is as low as $9.34 in West Virginia to a high of $27.12 in New Jersey. A number of factors contribute to the average hourly pay of a Psychiatric Technician.

Some typical factors include: 

Supply and demand 
Union representation (States that have higher union activity earn an average of 20% more in pay and benefits for all employees)

Cost of living 
Healthcare reimbursement rates 

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STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Alabama 1,270 13.02 27,070
Alaska 240 18.92 39,340
Arizona 1,240 13.03 27,100
Arkansas 560 11.46 23,830
California 8,110 25.60 53,240
Colorado 830 16.73 34,810
Connecticut 1,300 22.69 47,190
District of Columbia 210 16.91 35,160
Florida 6,600 11.89 24,740
Georgia 480 13.16 27,360
Hawaii 60 16.36 34,040
Idaho 280 15.83 32,920
Illinois 3,120 17.99 37,420
Indiana 1,690 13.03 27,090
Iowa 680 14.46 30,080
Kansas 420 12.71 26,440
Kentucky 480 12.94 26,920
Louisiana 630 12.48 25,970
Maine 350 12.99 27,020
Maryland 320 15.78 32,820
Massachusetts 7,250 17.53 36,470
Michigan 700 16.19 33,680
Minnesota 240 16.01 33,290
Mississippi 540 11.22 23,340
Missouri 4,930 11.79 24,520


STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY Annual
Montana 690 12.87 26,780
Nebraska 200 13.43 27,930
Nevada 80 14.90 30,990
New Jersey 250 27.12 56,410
New Mexico 940 12.80 26,620
New York 1,210 19.49 40,540
North Carolina 3,270 14.63 30,430
Ohio 640 15.27 31,770
Oklahoma 800 14.37 29,890
Oregon 490 17.53 36,460
Pennsylvania 1,730 17.51 36,420
Rhode Island 500 19.05 39,620
South Carolina 560 11.33 23,560
Tennessee 1,170 11.79 24,520
Texas 3,100 13.05 27,130
Utah 790 12.67 26,360
Vermont 150 14.45 30,060
Virginia 4,040 12.70 26,420
Washington 480 17.91 37,260
West Virginia 640 9.34 19,420
Puerto Rico 90 10.89 22,650