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Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale 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 Therapy Technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,560
25th Percentile Wage
$49,210
50th Percentile Wage
$62,880
75th Percentile Wage
$75,250
90th Percentile Wage
$89,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapy technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,880
-18.42% 25.08%
2016
$74,460
-3.02% -
2015
$76,710
5.14% -
2014
$72,770
32.17% -
2013
$49,360
4.56% -
2012
$47,110
- -

Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $62,880 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapy technicians in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is 16.1 percent (16.1%) lower than that in the highest paying San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos and 24.8 percent (24.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$74,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$69,620
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$68,300
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$62,880
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$59,860
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$59,650
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$59,360
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$59,340
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$49,900
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$47,260



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