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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
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|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|El Centro|| |
|Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |