Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,560
25th Percentile Wage
$26,690
50th Percentile Wage
$30,620
75th Percentile Wage
$36,480
90th Percentile Wage
$42,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,560.

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
$30,620
3.59% 22.18%
2016
$29,520
2.57% -
2015
$28,760
5.42% -
2014
$27,200
5.22% -
2013
$25,780
7.56% -
2012
$23,830
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatric Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Texas ranges from $23,770 to $32,900. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $32,900. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $32,810). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $23,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$32,900
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$32,810
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$30,770
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,720
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,360
Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,800
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$29,650
Abilene
$26,860
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$26,600
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,850
El Paso
$24,740
College Station-Bryan
$23,770




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