The State Worker

August 4, 2014

What California state workers earn: psychiatric technicians

Pay for California’s psychiatric technicians in 2013 fell slightly even as their numbers grew, indicating a turnover in the ranks created by senior employees at the higher end of the pay scale departed state service while new psych techs earning less entered the state workforce.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at or 916-321-1043. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.