Mental Health Technician Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Mental Health Technician make in District of Columbia? The average Mental Health Technician salary in District of Columbia is $38,748 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $34,546 and $44,142. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $34,546 10% $30,721 90% $49,054 75% $44,142 $38,748 50%(Median)
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Mental Health Technician observes and assists assigned mental health patients and helps with daily living activities, therapeutic activities, and socialization. Responsible for the overall maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the psychiatric unit and to ensure the safety of patents and staff. Being a Mental Health Technician attends and participates in group therapy, in-service education, and staff meetings. Records information about patients including vital signs, weight, and demeanor. Additionally, Mental Health Technician may communicate with patients family as needed. Typically requires an associate degree in psychology or its equivalent. Typically reports to Registered Nurse (RN) or other supervisor. The Mental Health Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Mental Health Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $38,553 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $38,553 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $38,553 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $38,553 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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