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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |