Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Illinois

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,240
25th Percentile Wage
$33,760
50th Percentile Wage
$41,250
75th Percentile Wage
$50,800
90th Percentile Wage
$62,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,240.

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
$41,250
-6.79% 6.76%
2016
$44,050
-7.74% -
2015
$47,460
5.77% -
2014
$44,720
14.33% -
2013
$38,310
-0.39% -
2012
$38,460
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $26,960 to $47,960. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Illinois is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $47,960. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,070). The lowest paying area is Rockford with a median annual salary of $26,960.

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




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