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Psychiatric Technicians

Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners.

Salary Breakdown

Psychiatric Technicians

Average

$26,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$20,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$27,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$35,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Psychiatric Technicians

2,540

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Psychiatric Technicians

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Psychiatric Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Psychiatric Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


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