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Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of psychiatric technicians in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of psychiatric technicians in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Psychiatric Technicians in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,480
25th Percentile Wage
$31,600
50th Percentile Wage
$36,710
75th Percentile Wage
$46,170
90th Percentile Wage
$59,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,480.

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
$36,710
-16.78% -7.98%
2016
$42,870
-5.97% -
2015
$45,430
2.91% -
2014
$44,110
8.48% -
2013
$40,370
1.81% -
2012
$39,640
- -

Table 3. Compare Psychiatric Technician Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,710 in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is in the middle of salary range for psychiatric technicians in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of psychiatric technicians in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is 23.5 percent (23.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Kankakee-Bradley and 26.6 percent (26.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Rockford.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kankakee-Bradley
$47,960
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$39,070
Springfield
$38,990
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,470
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$37,830
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$37,500
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$36,710
Rockford
$26,960



See also: Top paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois.