Mental Health Technician Hourly Wages

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Alternate Job Titles: Mental Health Technician

What is the average hourly pay rate for Mental Health Technician?
The hourly wages for someone with the job title Mental Health Technician may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of hourly wages for people with the job title Mental Health Technician in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Mental Health Technician in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Mental Health Technician in the United States is $15 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Mental Health Technician in the United Sates are expected to make less than $15 an hour.

Source: HR Reported data as of December 2014

Median $15
  • 10%$12
  • 25%$13
  • 75%$18
  • 90%$20

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Job Description for Mental Health Technician

Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and helps patients with daily living. Responsible for the overall maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the psychiatric unit. Takes vital signs, weighs patients and collects routine specimens. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor. View Mental Health Technician job description

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Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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