The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapists in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of respiratory therapists in South Florida nonmetropolitan area 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||$44,380|
|25th Percentile Wage||$52,560|
|50th Percentile Wage||$57,130|
|75th Percentile Wage||$61,690|
|90th Percentile Wage||$64,870|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,380.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $57,130 in South Florida nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapists in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapists in South Florida nonmetropolitan area is 4.2 percent (4.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater and 14.1 percent (14.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |