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 metropolitan 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,840
25th Percentile Wage
$23,620
50th Percentile Wage
$27,170
75th Percentile Wage
$30,370
90th Percentile Wage
$35,880

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 $35,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.02
25th Percentile Wage
$11.36
50th Percentile Wage
$13.06
75th Percentile Wage
$14.60
90th Percentile Wage
$17.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for psychiatric technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.25. The median hourly salary is $13.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.02.

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
201627,1704.12%8.91%
201526,0502.42%-
201425,4205.27%-
201324,080-2.78%-
201224,750--

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 $22,100 to $29,320. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $29,320. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $28,660). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $22,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$29,320
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$28,660
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$28,240
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$28,200
Jacksonville
$27,690
Tallahassee
$27,650
Port St Lucie
$27,460
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$26,670
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$25,900
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$25,360
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$25,120
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$24,040
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$22,180
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$22,100


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