Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for respiratory therapy technicians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians among Florida metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,650
25th Percentile Wage
$41,100
50th Percentile Wage
$48,290
75th Percentile Wage
$57,950
90th Percentile Wage
$68,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,650.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,290
-0.14% 5.32%
2016
$48,360
7.09% -
2015
$44,930
1.07% -
2014
$44,450
1.71% -
2013
$43,690
-4.65% -
2012
$45,720
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in state of Florida ranges from $36,230 to $56,800. The highest paying area for respiratory therapy technicians in Florida is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford with a median annual salary of $56,800. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (mean annual salary $48,920). The lowest paying area is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $36,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$56,800
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$48,920
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$48,690
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$48,260
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$47,840
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$46,210
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$41,270
Jacksonville
$36,230




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