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Psychiatric Technicians

in Massachusetts

Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
292053  Psychiatric Technicians 6,872 6,875 0.04 % 68 68 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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