Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Mental Health Tech make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$42,063 / yrTotal Pay
$40,048 / yrBase Pay
$2,015 / yrAdditional Pay

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The estimated total pay for a Mental Health Tech is $42,063 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $40,048 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 $2,015 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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Top Paying Companies

For a Mental Health Tech in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Mental Health Tech in United States. Employers include US Department of Veterans Affairs, HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital​ and Whittier Health Network.

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US Department of Veterans Affairs
US Department of Veterans Affairs
$49,188/yr
6K open jobs
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Top Paying Industries

For a Mental Health Tech in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Mental Health Tech in United States are Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $49,188, Healthcare with a median total pay of $40,276 and Nonprofit & NGO with a median total pay of $40,214.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$49,188

    18% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$40,276

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Nonprofit & NGONonprofit & NGO$40,214

    1% Lower than other industries

Government & Public Administration

The top paying company in Government & Public Administration for Mental Health Tech is US Department of Veterans Affairs.

US Department of Veterans AffairsUS Department of Veterans Affairs$49,188/yr

Recent Salaries Shared

For mental health tech

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$18

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Psychiatric Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$34

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Psychiatric Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Behavior Health Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$45,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Psychiatric Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$18

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Technician

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$45,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Mental Health Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,300

/mo

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Mental Health Tech pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mental Health Tech is $40,048 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mental Health Tech salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 116 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mental Health Tech employees.

The highest salary for a Mental Health Tech in United States is $58,559 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mental Health Tech in United States is $27,388 per year.

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