How much does a Mental Health Technician make in Louisiana? The average Mental Health Technician salary in Louisiana is $33,498 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $29,866 and $38,164. 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.

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25% $29,866 10% $26,558 90% $42,412 75% $38,164 $33,498 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 Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $31,940 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $34,433 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $30,701 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $32,512 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $30,701 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $34,045 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $32,233 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $30,981 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $34,638 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $32,233 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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