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Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,720
25th Percentile Wage
$41,940
50th Percentile Wage
$59,340
75th Percentile Wage
$78,020
90th Percentile Wage
$106,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,720.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,340
15.76% 37.48%
2016
$49,990
-7.98% -
2015
$53,980
31.27% -
2012
$37,100
- -

Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $59,340 in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 20.8 percent (20.8%) lower than that in the highest paying San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos and 20.4 percent (20.4%) 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



See also: Top paying jobs in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California.