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Psychiatric Aides in Oregon

Considering a career as a Psychiatric Aide in Oregon?

11.4% Jobs Projection
$38,920 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Psychiatric Aides Work in Oregon?

In Oregon, there were 1,800 people working as Psychiatric Aides in the year 2018.

There were 1,920 Psychiatric Aides employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Psychiatric Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 11.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.6%.


Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 220 annual Psychiatric Aides job openings in Oregon, and 1,860 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Psychiatric Aides Make in Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Psychiatric Aides ranged from $32,850 to $47,880 with $38,920 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.79 to $23.02. The median hourly rate was $18.71.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.46 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.25.

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


Top Oregon 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
Salem, OR 1,160 $38,990
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 320 $40,320
Eugene, OR 130 $37,550
Albany, OR 100 $36,750

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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