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Highest Paying Cities for Psychiatric Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for psychiatric technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of psychiatric technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $75,090, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for psychiatric technicians. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $64,980). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of psychiatric technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Psychiatric Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$75,090
90
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$64,980
90
3 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$63,970
100
4 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$62,860
210
5 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,450
170
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$61,310
270
7 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$60,450
1,140
8 Fresno, California
$58,130
800
9 Visalia-Porterville, California
$57,050
590
10 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$56,510
1,000
11 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$55,920
450
12 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$55,160
210
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$54,290
1,880
14 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$54,260
600
15 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$53,670
520
16 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$52,480
70
17 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$51,050
250
18 Napa, California
$50,840
620
19 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$50,520
n/a
20 New Haven, Connecticut
$44,920
110
21 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$43,250
1,530
22 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$42,870
1,370
23 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$42,840
170
24 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$42,550
1,340
25 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$42,210
490
26 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$42,140
830
27 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$41,640
90
28 Springfield, Illinois
$38,810
80
29 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$38,180
140
30 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$37,850
550
31 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$37,780
90
32 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$37,500
130
33 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$37,210
180
34 Pueblo, Colorado
$37,200
250
35 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$37,090
70
36 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$37,090
70
37 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$36,970
300
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$36,730
1,060
39 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$36,600
40
40 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$36,230
290
41 Madison, Wisconsin
$35,710
130
42 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$35,620
1,080
43 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$35,510
80
44 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$35,240
180
45 Mobile, Alabama
$35,020
n/a
46 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$34,790
620
47 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$34,430
240
48 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$33,850
440
49 Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama
$33,520
60
50 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$33,520
90
51 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$33,500
880
52 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$32,850
740
53 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$31,960
n/a
54 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$31,910
1,370
55 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$31,270
340
56 St Louis, Missouri
$31,210
880
57 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$31,070
60
58 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$30,500
420
59 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$30,180
350
60 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$29,990
290
61 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$29,910
120
62 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$29,870
320
63 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$29,630
1,290
64 Salt Lake City, Utah
$29,580
210
65 Gary, Indiana
$29,360
110
66 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$29,360
820
67 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$29,320
1,280
68 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$29,220
40
69 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$29,050
360
70 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$28,920
500
71 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$28,860
100
72 Tucson, Arizona
$28,690
190
73 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$28,660
3,490
74 Asheville, North Carolina
$28,610
130
75 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$28,350
360
76 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$28,240
1,030
77 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$28,200
1,180
78 Richmond, Virginia
$28,100
680
79 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$28,080
40
80 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$27,730
510
81 Jacksonville, Florida
$27,690
600
82 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$27,650
130
83 Kansas City, Missouri
$27,650
500
84 Tallahassee, Florida
$27,650
240
85 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$27,640
210
86 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$27,640
360
87 Decatur, Alabama
$27,560
n/a
88 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$27,530
120
89 Port St Lucie, Florida
$27,460
820
90 Jackson, Mississippi
$27,440
60
91 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$27,230
60
92 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$27,030
180
93 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$26,670
190
94 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$26,610
360
95 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$26,130
150
96 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$25,900
150
97 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$25,540
170
98 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$25,360
910
99 Salisbury, Maryland
$25,320
50
100 Monroe, Louisiana
$25,230
150
See also: Highest paying industries for psychiatric technicians.