Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatric technicians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatric technicians amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Psychiatric Technicians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,430
25th Percentile Wage
$20,530
50th Percentile Wage
$26,900
75th Percentile Wage
$33,820
90th Percentile Wage
$39,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.38
25th Percentile Wage
$9.86
50th Percentile Wage
$12.93
75th Percentile Wage
$16.26
90th Percentile Wage
$18.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for psychiatric technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.96. The median hourly salary is $12.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of psychiatric technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,9004.80%11.56%
201525,6107.34%-
201423,730-5.31%-
201324,9904.80%-
201223,790--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatric Technicians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Alabama ranges from $19,870 to $35,020. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $35,020. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Florence-Muscle Shoals (mean annual salary $33,520). The lowest paying area is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$35,020
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$33,520
Birmingham-Hoover
$28,350
Decatur
$27,560
Dothan
$21,690
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,870


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