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.