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There are a few ways you can increase your salary as a mental technician. One is simply through tenure and obtaining more experience. Another option is to obtain a certification from the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians. It offers four levels of certification for mental health technicians and the certifications demonstrate a high level of competency within the mental health field. The other option is to pursue further education and coursework that qualifies you for other, more advanced opportunities.