Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,290
25th Percentile Wage
$24,020
50th Percentile Wage
$27,720
75th Percentile Wage
$31,660
90th Percentile Wage
$37,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $37,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,290.

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
$27,720
-1.98% 11.33%
2016
$28,270
0.92% -
2015
$28,010
-1.75% -
2014
$28,500
11.82% -
2013
$25,130
2.19% -
2012
$24,580
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Georgia ranges from $25,140 to $28,220. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $28,220. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $27,780). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$28,220
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$27,780
Savannah
$27,270
Columbus
$27,070
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,140




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