Psychiatric Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of psychiatric technicians in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare psychiatric technician salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Psychiatric Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,010
25th Percentile Wage
$27,030
50th Percentile Wage
$33,340
75th Percentile Wage
$42,420
90th Percentile Wage
$48,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) psychiatric technicians is $48,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid psychiatric technicians is $23,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of psychiatric technicians in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,340-7.20%5.31%
201535,740-0.62%-
201435,96014.88%-
201330,610-3.14%-
201231,570--

Compare Psychiatric Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of psychiatric technicians in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for psychiatric technician occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $36,330. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools industry (annual salary $30,090). For detailed psychiatric technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$36,330
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$35,890
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$35,810
Educational Services - State government owned
$35,790
Educational Services - Privately owned
$34,650
Educational Services
$33,340
Educational Services - Local government owned
$30,250
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$30,250
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$30,090

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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