How much does a Mental Health Tech make?

Updated May 31, 2021

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$51,654 /yr
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1,812 salaries

$32K

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$84K

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The national average salary for a Mental Health Tech is $51,654 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Tech salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,812 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Tech employees.

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KidsPeace
3.6

KidsPeace

Mental Health Tech - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16
3 salaries
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$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Mental Health Tech
About 

$40K -$46K

$40K

$46K

$40,393 - $45,917 Range

Aspire Health Partners
3.5

Aspire Health Partners

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$10 -$12

 hourly

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

Red Rock BHS
3.7

Red Rock BHS

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$10 -$12

 hourly

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital
2

Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Mental Health Tech - Monthly
About 

$3K -$3K

$3K

$3K

$2,892 - $3,152 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.6

UnitedHealth Group

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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Ascension
3.5

Ascension

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Mayo Clinic
4.1

Mayo Clinic

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.1

Kindred Healthcare

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Houston Methodist
4.2

Houston Methodist

Mental Health Tech
About 

$33K -$36K

$33K

$36K

$33,227 - $36,257 Range

Texas Health Resources
4.1

Texas Health Resources

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

AdventHealth Greater Orlando
3.6

AdventHealth Greater Orlando

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$8 -$9

 hourly

$8

$9

$8 - $9 Range

Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida
3.1

Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Universal Health Services
3.3

Universal Health Services

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Universal Health Services
3.3

Universal Health Services

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Bon Secours
3.4

Bon Secours

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Baptist Health System KY & IN
3.9

Baptist Health System KY & IN

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

St. Vincent's
3.8

St. Vincent's

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

UF Health
4

UF Health

Mental Health Tech - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent mental health tech salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18
hourly
A BHT-behavioral Health Tech in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$45,000
per year
A Mental Health Technician in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$16
hourly
A Behavioral Health Technician in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$31,200
per year
A Mental Health Technician in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $31,200 per year
Job Highlights
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A MHT in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A BHT-behavioral Health Tech in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$3,005
monthly
A Behavior Health Technician in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $3,005 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$19
hourly
A Behavioral Health Technician in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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