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Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of respiratory therapy technicians in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,180
25th Percentile Wage
$38,850
50th Percentile Wage
$63,660
75th Percentile Wage
$78,040
90th Percentile Wage
$94,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, 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 $63,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.43
25th Percentile Wage
$18.68
50th Percentile Wage
$30.61
75th Percentile Wage
$37.52
90th Percentile Wage
$45.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.54. The median hourly salary is $30.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.43.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapy technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,660-3.83%19.45%
201566,10014.77%-
201456,3404.69%-
201353,7004.51%-
201251,280--

Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $63,660 in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is 14.5 percent (14.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale and 25.8 percent (25.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$74,460
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$71,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$69,620
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$68,300
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$63,660
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$59,650
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$59,360
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$49,990
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$47,260

See also: Top paying jobs in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California.