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Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapists in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of respiratory therapists in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Respiratory Therapists in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,430
25th Percentile Wage
$66,280
50th Percentile Wage
$76,770
75th Percentile Wage
$89,720
90th Percentile Wage
$99,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$76,770
1.58% 2.85%
2013
$75,560
1.30% -
2012
$74,580
- -

Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapists Salary in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $76,770 in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapists in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapists in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is 32.8 percent (32.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Santa Cruz-Watsonville and 15.5 percent (15.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$114,200
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$99,750
Salinas
$95,760
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$93,190
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$91,850
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$90,210
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$89,600
Stockton
$87,720
Vallejo-Fairfield
$87,690
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$85,390
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$85,040
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$84,520
Redding
$82,330
Fresno
$82,170
Modesto
$81,120
Napa
$81,090
Bakersfield-Delano
$79,280
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$79,220
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$78,250
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$77,780
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$76,770
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$75,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$74,630
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$73,790
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$72,150
Chico
$71,040
El Centro
$70,710
Visalia-Porterville
$67,060
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$64,900



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