Mental Health Technician Salary in New Jersey

How much does a Mental Health Technician make in New Jersey? The average Mental Health Technician salary in New Jersey is $38,301 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $34,141 and $43,630. 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. View the Cost of Living in New Jersey

About New Jersey    New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York (parts of which are across the Hudson River, Upper New York Bay, the Kill Van Kull, Newa....More

Skills Associated with Mental Health Technician: Counseling, Mental Health Software, Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Patient Counseling ...More

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Job Description

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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Bayonne, NJ Avg. Salary $39,562 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bergenfield, NJ Avg. Salary $39,908 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bloomfield, NJ Avg. Salary $39,943 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location East Brunswick, NJ Avg. Salary $40,137 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Hoboken, NJ Avg. Salary $41,918 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Irvington, NJ Avg. Salary $39,562 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Lakewood, NJ Avg. Salary $39,457 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Middlesex, NJ Avg. Salary $38,869 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Passaic, NJ Avg. Salary $39,943 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Union, NJ Avg. Salary $39,562 Date Updated October 30, 2019
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