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
$26,500
25th Percentile Wage
$29,370
50th Percentile Wage
$35,070
75th Percentile Wage
$40,900
90th Percentile Wage
$48,340

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 $48,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid psychiatric technicians is $26,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of psychiatric technicians in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,070
4.93% 9.98%
2016
$33,340
-7.20% -
2015
$35,740
-0.62% -
2014
$35,960
14.88% -
2013
$30,610
-3.14% -
2012
$31,570
- -

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 - state government owned industry with an annual salary $36,130. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools industry (annual salary $30,840). 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 - State government owned
$36,130
Educational Services - State government owned
$36,110
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$36,020
Educational Services
$35,070
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$34,340
Educational Services - Privately owned
$33,800
Educational Services - Local government owned
$30,990
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$30,990
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$30,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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