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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 $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|| |
|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|| |