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 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,720
25th Percentile Wage
$28,520
50th Percentile Wage
$35,150
75th Percentile Wage
$39,940
90th Percentile Wage
$44,840

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 $44,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,720.

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
$35,150
-5.21% -6.32%
2016
$36,980
-2.43% -
2015
$37,880
5.73% -
2014
$35,710
-4.65% -
2012
$37,370
- -

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 $33,550 to $46,230. The highest paying area for psychiatric technicians in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $46,230. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $41,840). The lowest paying area is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $33,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$46,230
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,840
Madison
$36,670
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,830
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$34,840
Janesville
$34,350
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$33,550




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