Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,930
25th Percentile Wage
$23,100
50th Percentile Wage
$27,460
75th Percentile Wage
$35,330
90th Percentile Wage
$48,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,930.

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
$27,460
5.10% 14.64%
2016
$26,060
-1.42% -
2015
$26,430
4.46% -
2014
$25,250
8.59% -
2013
$23,080
-1.56% -
2012
$23,440
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $22,730 to $38,490. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Missouri is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,490. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $36,640). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $22,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,490
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,640
St Louis
$35,010
Kansas City
$27,480
Springfield
$23,860
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$22,730




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