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 among Alabama cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,620
25th Percentile Wage
$20,930
50th Percentile Wage
$26,300
75th Percentile Wage
$32,690
90th Percentile Wage
$38,940

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 $38,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of psychiatric technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,300
-2.28% 9.54%
2016
$26,900
4.80% -
2015
$25,610
7.34% -
2014
$23,730
-5.31% -
2013
$24,990
4.80% -
2012
$23,790
- -

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 $36,490. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $36,490. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $34,150). The lowest paying area is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$36,490
Huntsville
$34,150
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$33,520
Tuscaloosa
$32,320
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,480
Decatur
$27,560
Birmingham-Hoover
$27,160
Auburn-Opelika
$27,030
Dothan
$21,690
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,870




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