Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatric technicians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatric technicians among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,000
25th Percentile Wage
$23,680
50th Percentile Wage
$27,420
75th Percentile Wage
$30,830
90th Percentile Wage
$36,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,000.

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
$27,420
0.91% 9.74%
2016
$27,170
4.12% -
2015
$26,050
2.42% -
2014
$25,420
5.27% -
2013
$24,080
-2.78% -
2012
$24,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Florida ranges from $19,410 to $30,750. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $30,750. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Gainesville (mean annual salary $29,100). The lowest paying area is Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin with a median annual salary of $19,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$30,750
Gainesville
$29,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$29,000
Naples-Marco Island
$28,890
Jacksonville
$28,790
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$28,130
Port St Lucie
$27,950
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$27,800
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$27,710
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$27,380
Tallahassee
$27,340
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$26,880
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$26,860
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$25,970
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$24,830
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$24,780
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$24,410
Ocala
$23,110
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$22,410
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$22,100
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$19,410




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