Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatric technicians in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatric technicians amongst New Jersey 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Psychiatric Technicians in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,000
25th Percentile Wage
$35,290
50th Percentile Wage
$45,090
75th Percentile Wage
$61,440
90th Percentile Wage
$67,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.42
25th Percentile Wage
$16.96
50th Percentile Wage
$21.68
75th Percentile Wage
$29.54
90th Percentile Wage
$32.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for psychiatric technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.34. The median hourly salary is $21.68. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.42.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of psychiatric technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,0900.86%-24.20%
201544,700-34.05%-
201459,9202.79%-
201358,2503.86%-
201256,000--


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