Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Indiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,130
25th Percentile Wage
$23,560
50th Percentile Wage
$27,240
75th Percentile Wage
$30,890
90th Percentile Wage
$36,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,130.

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
$27,240
4.81% -0.70%
2016
$25,930
3.01% -
2015
$25,150
-1.99% -
2014
$25,650
-1.95% -
2013
$26,150
-4.89% -
2012
$27,430
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Indiana ranges from $23,740 to $29,750. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $29,750. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $29,050). The lowest paying area is Columbus with a median annual salary of $23,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$29,750
Indianapolis-Carmel
$29,050
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$27,810
Terre Haute
$27,760
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$27,510
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$26,500
Fort Wayne
$26,130
Columbus
$23,740




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