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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,990
25th Percentile Wage
$58,170
50th Percentile Wage
$69,620
75th Percentile Wage
$83,680
90th Percentile Wage
$94,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,990.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$69,620
28.96% 32.96%
2013
$49,460
5.64% -
2012
$46,670
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $69,620, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is the second highest paying city for respiratory therapy technicians in state of California, following the highest paying city San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos (median annual salary of $74,920). Compared with San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is 7.1 percent (7.1%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California.