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Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,480
25th Percentile Wage
$22,560
50th Percentile Wage
$26,250
75th Percentile Wage
$30,100
90th Percentile Wage
$35,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $35,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,480.

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
$26,250
0.72% 1.98%
2016
$26,060
13.01% -
2015
$22,670
-0.13% -
2014
$22,700
3.92% -
2013
$21,810
-17.97% -
2012
$25,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Mississippi ranges from $25,720 to $27,440. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $27,440. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $27,230). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$27,440
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,230
Gulfport-Biloxi
$27,010
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,720




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