Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Mental Health Technician make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$40,491 / yrTotal Pay
$38,249 / yrBase Pay
$2,242 / yrAdditional Pay

$40,491

 / yr
$29K$57K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Mental Health Technician is $40,491 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $38,249 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 $2,242 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 Mental Health Technician

Some related job titles are Behavioral Health Technician Salaries with median pay of $39,797, Case Manager Salaries with median pay of $47,535, Mental Health Therapist Salaries with median pay of $66,603, Mental Health Worker Salaries with median pay of $40,589.

Top Paying Companies

For a Mental Health Technician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Mental Health Technician in United States. Employers include DeVore Recruiting, State of Nevada and State of Vermont.

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DeVore Recruiting
DeVore Recruiting
$57,856/yr
10
Navos
$43,430/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Mental Health Technician in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Mental Health Technician in United States are Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $57,856, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $43,893, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $42,923, Insurance with a median total pay of $41,299, and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $41,231.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$57,856

    32% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$43,893

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$42,923

    9% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$41,299

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$41,231

    5% Higher than other industries

Human Resources & Staffing

The top paying company in Human Resources & Staffing for Mental Health Technician is DeVore Recruiting.

DeVore RecruitingDeVore Recruiting$57,856/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 or Time

BHT-behavioral Health Tech

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
BHT-behavioral Health Tech

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Registered Behavioral Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Psychiatric Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$422

/hr

$22 | $400

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Behavioral Health Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$28

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mental Health Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Mental Health Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mental Health Technician is $38,249 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mental Health Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5053 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mental Health Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Mental Health Technician in United States is $53,276 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mental Health Technician in United States is $27,460 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.