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Psychiatric Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $21.95
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Psychiatric Technicians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.70 $19.67 $23.76
Minnesota
$18.28 $21.95 $25.05
Central Minnesota
$17.61 $18.29 $22.14
Northeast Minnesota
$17.50 $22.95 $25.17
Northwest Minnesota
$16.94 $20.95 $25.05
Southwest Minnesota
$19.16 $25.79 $25.79
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.48 $21.95 $24.29

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,600 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Psychiatric Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,200 new Psychiatric Technicians to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Psychiatric Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 91,600 103,300 11,700 12.8%
Minnesota 1,406 1,563 157 11.2%
Central Minnesota 137 151 14 10.2%
Northeast Minnesota 225 257 32 14.2%
Northwest Minnesota 248 282 34 13.7%
Southwest Minnesota 111 120 9 8.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 672 744 72 10.7%


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