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Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,780
25th Percentile Wage
$25,930
50th Percentile Wage
$31,190
75th Percentile Wage
$38,540
90th Percentile Wage
$44,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,780.

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
$31,190
-0.10% 7.69%
2016
$31,220
0.77% -
2015
$30,980
4.29% -
2014
$29,650
1.99% -
2013
$29,060
0.93% -
2012
$28,790
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatric Technicians in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $24,900 to $37,360. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $37,360. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $37,180). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$37,360
Wilmington
$37,180
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,730
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$36,600
Greensboro-High Point
$31,210
Fayetteville
$31,070
Asheville
$29,520
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$29,430
Winston-Salem
$29,060
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$24,900




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