How much does a Mental Health Technician make?

Updated Aug 2, 2021

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$52,831 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,622 salaries

$33K

Low

$53K

Average

$86K

High

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The national average salary for Mental Health Technician is $52,831 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1622 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Technician employees.

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Gandara Center
3.1

Gandara Center

Mental Health Technician

$60,924

 /yr
Range: $57K - $63K
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$57K

$63K

$57,443 - $63,188 Range

Wellpath
3

Wellpath

Mental Health Technician

$64,754

 /yr
Range: $24K - $110K

$24K

$110K

$24,126 - $109,664 Range

LifeStance Health
2.9

LifeStance Health

Mental Health Technician

$77,026

 /yr
Range: $44K - $123K

$44K

$123K

$44,388 - $122,720 Range

Universal Health Services
3.4

Universal Health Services

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Strategic Behavioral Health
3.3

Strategic Behavioral Health

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

MASC Medical

MASC Medical

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$52

 /hr
Range: $52 - $55

$52

$55

$52 - $55 Range

KidsPeace
3.3

KidsPeace

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

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Illinois Department of Human Services
3.7

Illinois Department of Human Services

Mental Health Technician - Monthly

$3,725

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$2,839 - $4,141 Range

Pacific Clinics
3.2

Pacific Clinics

Mental Health Technician

$56,482

 /yr
Range: $37K - $61K

$37K

$61K

$37,286 - $61,412 Range

Heritage Oaks Hospital
2.1

Heritage Oaks Hospital

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $25

$12

$25

$12 - $25 Range

Foresight Mental Health
4.7

Foresight Mental Health

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$52

 /hr
Range: $52 - $55

$52

$55

$52 - $55 Range

Griffith Centers For Children
3.1

Griffith Centers For Children

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $13 - $28

$13

$28

$13 - $28 Range

Carrier Clinic
3.2

Carrier Clinic

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

The University of Texas Medical Branch
3.8

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Mental Health Technician

$58,488

 /yr
Range: $56K - $64K

$56K

$64K

$56,399 - $64,128 Range

SUN Behavioral Health
3.3

SUN Behavioral Health

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Beacon Health Options
2.9

Beacon Health Options

Mental Health Technician

$55,354

 /yr
Range: $50K - $57K

$50K

$57K

$50,132 - $57,443 Range

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
2.9

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $27

$12

$27

$12 - $27 Range

Corizon Health
3.4

Corizon Health

Mental Health Technician

$54,310

 /yr
Range: $50K - $57K

$50K

$57K

$50,132 - $57,443 Range

Merakey
3.1

Merakey

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $13 - $30

$13

$30

$13 - $30 Range

Fernbrook Family Center
2.6

Fernbrook Family Center

Mental Health Technician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $23 - $25

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mental Health Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Mental Health Technician is $52,831 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mental Health Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1622 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mental Health Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Mental Health Technician in United States is $85,652 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mental Health Technician in United States is $32,587 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$36,000
per year
A Behavioral Health Technician in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $36,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A MHT in the Port St. Lucie, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Port St. Lucie, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Mental Health Technician in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Mental Health Technician in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$12
hourly
A Psychiatric Technician in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Hospital
$13
hourly
A Mental Health Technician in the Chattanooga, TN Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chattanooga, TN Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Behavioral Health Technician in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$14
hourly
A Behavioral Health Technician in the Richmond, IN Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Richmond, IN Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$30
hourly
A Behavioral Technician in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Mental Health Technician in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Albuquerque, NM Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
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