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Psychiatric Technicians - What They Do


Psychiatric Technicians generally receive a Postsecondary vocational award before they enter the job market. Once employed, Psychiatric Technicians can expect to earn an average of $32,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Psychiatric Technicians will see a fairly meaningful decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -3.3%. In respect to starting your own business, Psychiatric Technicians rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.2% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Psychiatric Technicians can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 2.1% are currently unemployed.

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