Mental Health Technician

Mental Health Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Benefis Health Sys
Highest Paying City
Auburn, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a mental health technician make?
Mental Health Technicians in America make, on average, $28,213 a year or $13.56 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 15,000. The top 10 percent earn over $36,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $21,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Mental Health Technicians are Health Care companies and Real Estate companies. Alaska, Massachusetts, Washington, New York, and Hawaii are some of the states with the best Mental Health Technician salaries in the US. Most Mental Health Technicians spend 2.5 years in the position.

Average Mental Health Technician Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Mental Health Technician in the United States is $28,213 per year or $13.56 per hour. Mental Health Technicians make the most in Auburn, WA at about $38,857 per year. The Auburn, WA average entry-level salary for Mental Health Technicians is $23,000. Some of the states with the best Mental Health Technician salaries are Alaska, Massachusetts, Washington, New York, Hawaii, New Jersey, and Vermont. Louisiana, Utah, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Alabama have the lowest reported salaries for Mental Health Technicians.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Auburn, WA
$38,857
2
Eugene, OR
$38,723
3
Camden, NJ
$37,534
4
Chicago, IL
$37,349
5
Pontiac, MI
$31,936

Average Mental Health Technician Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Mental Health Technician makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Mental Health Technicians are Health Care companies and Real Estate companies. Benefis Health Sys and Beacon Health System are the highest paying companies. Companies like Watertown Regional Medical Center and Family & Children's Services also pay high salaries to their Mental Health Technicians.

Recently Added Mental Health Technician Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
HCA Healthcare
Mental Health Technician
01/29/2020
$27,131
Texas Health Resources
Mental Health Technician
01/28/2020
$28,091
Texas Health Arlington Memorial
Mental Health Technician
01/27/2020
$28,091
State of Illinois
Mental Health Technician
01/26/2020
$36,252
Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority, Inc.
Mental Health Technician
01/25/2020
$20,384
Peace Health
Mental Health Technician
01/25/2020
$33,705
Merakey
Mental Health Technician
01/18/2020
$27,653
Washington State
Mental Health Technician
01/16/2020
$35,736
Mental Health Technician
01/15/2020
$35,479
State of Oklahoma
Mental Health Technician
01/04/2020
$27,500
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