Career Outlook for Psychiatric Aides

Also known as:  Mental Health Orderly, Psychiatric Aide, Psychiatric Nursing Aide, Psychiatric Orderly, Psychiatric Technician Assistant
The overall job outlook for Psychiatric Aid careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 18.73 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.12 percent per year. Demand for Psychiatric Aides is expected to go up, with an expected 1,370 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.26 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Psychiatric Aides in the following states
New York 7,160
Texas 6,990
Mississippi 5,540
Pennsylvania 2,970
New Jersey 2,860
Florida 2,610
California 2,570
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Psychiatric Aides
New Mexico 90
Delaware 100
Colorado 110
Alaska 140
West Virginia 150
Utah 180
South Dakota 250