Mental health technician

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How much does a Mental Health Technician make in Minneapolis, MN?

Average base salary
80 salaries reported, updated at Jul 30, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a mental health technician with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $20.14 per hour in Minneapolis, MN.
32% lower
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Employee discount
  • 403(b)
  • Relocation assistance
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Most common benefits for Mental Health Technicians

  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Employee discount
  • 403(b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
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Salary satisfaction

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39% of Mental health technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a mental health technician?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a mental health technician, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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How can mental health technicians increase their salary?

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.

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