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Psychiatric Aides

Assist mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients, working under direction of nursing and medical staff. May assist with daily living activities, lead patients in educational and recreational activities, or accompany patients to and from examinations and treatments. May restrain violent patients. Includes psychiatric orderlies. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.9%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 86
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $12.73 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $27,650 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed These occupations usually require a high school diploma. 
Education Available
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