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Highest Paying States for Psychiatric Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $59,490, California is the highest paying state for psychiatric technicians. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $55,090). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Psychiatric Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$59,490
$35,590 7,950
2 Connecticut
$55,090
$35,490 1,040
3 New Jersey
$45,090
$30,000 290
4 Illinois
$44,050
$25,810 3,780
5 Michigan
$41,410
$27,170 1,140
6 Washington
$40,680
$23,820 650
7 New York
$40,650
$28,770 1,530
8 Oregon
$40,450
$23,010 730
9 Colorado
$37,210
$31,040 780
10 Rhode Island
$37,120
$25,560 270
11 Wisconsin
$36,980
$28,150 1,750
12 District of Columbia
$36,820
$29,450 130
13 Vermont
$35,590
$26,020 240
14 Massachusetts
$35,480
$25,480 1,840
15 Minnesota
$35,390
$27,200 280
16 Maryland
$35,240
$25,240 460
17 Ohio
$33,720
$24,160 1,200
18 New Hampshire
$33,200
$26,630 40
19 Pennsylvania
$32,650
$24,840 2,020
20 North Carolina
$31,220
$24,110 1,310
21 Iowa
$30,280
$22,590 170
22 Alaska
$30,230
$21,260 290
23 Wyoming
$29,790
$23,860 50
24 Arizona
$29,630
$20,640 1,540
25 Texas
$29,520
$21,850 3,810
26 Hawaii
$29,090
$25,370 60
27 Georgia
$28,270
$21,390 680
28 Kansas
$28,080
$22,760 780
29 Idaho
$27,840
$21,480 390
30 Virginia
$27,560
$21,540 3,440
31 Florida
$27,170
$20,840 9,060
32 Nebraska
$26,910
$20,130 290
33 Alabama
$26,900
$17,430 1,030
34 Montana
$26,780
$21,060 580
35 Oklahoma
$26,750
$20,500 710
36 Maine
$26,620
$20,720 350
37 Mississippi
$26,060
$20,490 440
38 Missouri
$26,060
$20,610 1,440
39 Indiana
$25,930
$20,800 1,710
40 Louisiana
$24,480
$17,860 1,210
41 Kentucky
$24,460
$17,820 340
42 Tennessee
$24,110
$20,640 650
43 Arkansas
$24,040
$18,810 820
44 South Carolina
$23,930
$17,650 690
45 West Virginia
$19,870
$18,500 1,600
46 Puerto Rico
$18,360
$16,030 80

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of psychiatric technicians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for psychiatric technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.