Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Behavioral Health Technician make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$39,773 / yrTotal Pay
$37,685 / yrBase Pay
$2,088 / yrAdditional Pay

$39,773

 / yr
$29K$56K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Behavioral Health Technician is $39,773 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $37,685 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $2,088 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Behavioral Health Technician

Some related job titles are Mental Health Tech Salaries with median pay of $41,881, Mental Health Technician Salaries with median pay of $40,660, Mental Health Worker Salaries with median pay of $40,532, Psychiatric Technician Salaries with median pay of $42,744.

Top Paying Companies

For a Behavioral Health Technician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Behavioral Health Technician in United States. Employers include Sevita, CCRES and US Navy.

1
Sevita
Sevita
$43,136/yr
10
SBHS
$40,022/yr
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3.0
Behavioral Health TechnicianSee 33 salaries from all locations

$18

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$18

 / hr

$41,719

 / yr

$18

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 / hr

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3.7
Behavioral Health TechnicianSee 14 salaries from all locations

$21

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Top Paying Industries

For a Behavioral Health Technician in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Behavioral Health Technician in United States are Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $43,069, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $41,736, Education with a median total pay of $38,550, Healthcare with a median total pay of $38,069, and Nonprofit & NGO with a median total pay of $37,080.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$43,069

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$41,736

    8% Higher than other industries

  • EducationEducation$38,550

    1% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$38,069

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Nonprofit & NGONonprofit & NGO$37,080

    3% Lower than other industries

Human Resources & Staffing

The top paying company in Human Resources & Staffing for Behavioral Health Technician is CCRES.

CCRESCCRES$43,069/yr

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Psych Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mental Health Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Counselor Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
BHT-behavioral Health Tech

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Behavioral Health Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Behavioral Health Technician is $37,685 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Behavioral Health Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1967 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Behavioral Health Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Behavioral Health Technician in United States is $51,744 per year.

The lowest salary for a Behavioral Health Technician in United States is $27,446 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Behavioral Health Technician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Behavioral Health Technician.