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Psychiatric Aides in Michigan

Want to work in Michigan as a Psychiatric Aide? Read this first!

5.8% Jobs Projection
$32,610 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Psychiatric Aides in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Psychiatric Aides in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Psychiatric Aides in Michigan earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Psychiatric Aides Work in Michigan?

In 2018, there were 3,020 Psychiatric Aides working in the state.

There were 2,140 Psychiatric Aides employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 880 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Psychiatric Aides in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 790 Psychiatric Aides working in it, which means Michigan has more Psychiatric Aides than average.

Psychiatric Aides in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Psychiatric Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.6%.

Job Projections for Psychiatric Aides: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 310 annual job openings, and 2,740 total jobs in 2026 for Psychiatric Aides in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,800 annual jobs and 77,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Psychiatric Aides Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Psychiatric Aides ranged from $21,240 to $47,210 with $32,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.21 to $22.7. The median hourly rate was $15.68.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $14.65 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.03.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Psychiatric Aides Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan Metros for Psychiatric Aides

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Psychiatric Aides.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,260 $29,930
Flint, MI 80 $38,090

Top States for Psychiatric Aides Employment

View the list below to see where most Psychiatric Aides work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 5,560 $44,720
Texas 5,330 $27,640
Florida 4,280 $24,730
Mississippi 3,340 $19,490
Michigan 3,020 $32,610
Pennsylvania 2,460 $33,840
New Jersey 2,290 $36,810
California 1,910 $30,190
Missouri 1,890 $27,260
Oregon 1,800 $38,920
Alabama 1,750 $26,810
Illinois 1,690 $24,130
West Virginia 1,630 $20,630
Tennessee 1,530 $20,750
Virginia 1,250 $26,430
Connecticut 1,230 $33,930
Ohio 1,120 $35,120
Oklahoma 1,110 $20,190
Kentucky 1,010 $28,840
Montana 940 $28,740

Below are the states where Psychiatric Aides get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $45,930
New York $44,720
Hawaii $42,790
Alaska $41,120
Oregon $38,920
Rhode Island $38,150
New Hampshire $37,790
New Jersey $36,810
Nevada $36,640
Nebraska $36,480

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