Psychiatric Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,150
25th Percentile Wage
$33,570
50th Percentile Wage
$36,980
75th Percentile Wage
$41,140
90th Percentile Wage
$48,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatric technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.53
25th Percentile Wage
$16.14
50th Percentile Wage
$17.78
75th Percentile Wage
$19.78
90th Percentile Wage
$23.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for psychiatric technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.09. The median hourly salary is $17.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of psychiatric technicians from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201636,980-2.43%-1.05%
201537,8805.73%-
201435,710-4.65%-
201237,370--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatric technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $34,430 to $35,710. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $35,710. The lowest paying area is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $34,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$35,710
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$34,430



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