Psychiatric Technician Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 66,100 Psychiatric Technicians in the United States. The Psychiatric Technician job market is expected to grow by 5.9% between 2016 and 2026.

Psychiatric Technician Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Psychiatric Technicians with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,300 Psychiatric Technicians. That number is based on 3,900 additional Psychiatric Technicians, and the retirement of 4,400 existing Psychiatric Technicians.

Supply of Psychiatric Technicians

The Psychiatric Technician industry is concentrated in California, Florida, and Texas.

Psychiatric Technician Job Market by State

State name Employed Psychiatric Technicians
California 8,510
Florida 8,370
Texas 4,150
Illinois 3,540
Wisconsin 3,200
Virginia 3,000
Arizona 2,660
Pennsylvania 2,530
Indiana 1,790
North Carolina 1,720
Massachusetts 1,590
New York 1,580
West Virginia 1,560
Ohio 1,500
Missouri 1,390
Louisiana 1,360
Michigan 1,230
New Mexico 1,070
Colorado 1,010
Kansas 1,000
Alabama 990
Utah 970
Georgia 960
Connecticut 940
Washington 890
Tennessee 790
Oregon 750
Arkansas 710
Oklahoma 660
South Carolina 590
Montana 550
Kentucky 550
Maryland 510
Mississippi 420
New Jersey 410
Alaska 390
District of Columbia 360
Idaho 350
Maine 340
Nevada 330
Nebraska 310
Rhode Island 300
Hawaii 270
Vermont 250
Minnesota 200
Puerto Rico 120
Iowa 110
North Dakota 50

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