Psychiatric Technicians

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Occupation Description

Psychiatric technicians care for persons with mental or emotional situations or disabilities, following the orders of doctors or other health professionals. They oversee individuals physical and emotional health and report to medical team. They often take part in rehabilitation and management programs, help with personal hygiene, and manage oral or injectable prescriptions.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

67760

Job Openings By 2020

24600

Growth Rate

15.5%

Required Education

Postsecondary non-degree award
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

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