Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,490
25th Percentile Wage
$21,750
50th Percentile Wage
$25,480
75th Percentile Wage
$29,480
90th Percentile Wage
$34,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $34,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,490.

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
$25,480
3.92% -2.08%
2016
$24,480
7.56% -
2015
$22,630
-1.59% -
2014
$22,990
-4.09% -
2013
$23,930
-8.69% -
2012
$26,010
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $20,680 to $27,850. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $27,850. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Monroe (mean annual salary $27,780). The lowest paying area is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$27,850
Monroe
$27,780
Baton Rouge
$25,340
Alexandria
$24,990
Lafayette
$24,770
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$22,040
Shreveport-Bossier City
$21,560
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$20,680




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