Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Iowa

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,660
25th Percentile Wage
$27,560
50th Percentile Wage
$30,700
75th Percentile Wage
$36,790
90th Percentile Wage
$41,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,660.

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
$30,700
1.37% -6.51%
2016
$30,280
5.91% -
2015
$28,490
-0.21% -
2014
$28,550
-1.05% -
2013
$28,850
-13.34% -
2012
$32,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Iowa ranges from $28,860 to $37,090. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Iowa is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,090. The lowest paying area is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $28,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$37,090
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$28,860




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