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Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapists in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of respiratory therapists in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach 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 Therapists in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,150
25th Percentile Wage
$50,420
50th Percentile Wage
$56,910
75th Percentile Wage
$63,030
90th Percentile Wage
$72,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,910
2.79% 4.48%
2016
$55,320
1.32% -
2015
$54,590
0.48% -
2014
$54,330
-0.83% -
2013
$54,780
0.77% -
2012
$54,360
- -

Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapists Salary in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $56,910 in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapists in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapists in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach is 4.6 percent (4.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater and 13.8 percent (13.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$59,640
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$59,170
Port St Lucie
$58,900
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$58,230
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$58,090
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$57,950
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$57,830
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$57,160
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$57,130
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$56,910
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$56,850
Tallahassee
$56,520
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$56,470
Naples-Marco Island
$55,210
Ocala
$54,810
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$54,650
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$54,240
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$54,170
Jacksonville
$54,000
Punta Gorda
$53,610
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$51,530
Gainesville
$50,840
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$49,830
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$49,620
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$49,050



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