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Highest Paying Cities for Respiratory Therapy Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for respiratory therapy technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of respiratory therapy technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $81,770, Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada is the highest paying city for respiratory therapy technicians. It is followed by San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California (average annual salary $74,920). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of respiratory therapy technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$81,770
40
2 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$74,920
70
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$71,700
130
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$70,670
150
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$69,620
330
6 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$69,170
90
7 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$68,300
30
8 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$67,020
240
9 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$66,650
50
10 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$66,350
160
11 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$63,940
60
12 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$63,060
70
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$62,880
130
14 Honolulu, Hawaii
$62,560
100
15 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$60,690
260
16 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$60,470
260
17 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$60,380
100
18 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$59,860
40
19 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$59,650
70
20 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$59,360
30
21 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$59,350
30
22 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$59,340
n/a
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,090
80
24 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$58,110
210
25 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$58,080
150
26 Springfield, Illinois
$57,940
n/a
27 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$57,870
60
28 Kansas City, Missouri
$56,890
220
29 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$56,800
40
30 Camden, New Jersey
$56,180
50
31 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$55,840
210
32 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$55,670
190
33 Richmond, Virginia
$55,290
60
34 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$55,190
60
35 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$54,770
70
36 St Louis, Missouri
$54,730
420
37 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$54,690
60
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,680
160
39 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$54,050
50
40 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$53,990
150
41 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$52,460
40
42 Urban Honolulu, USA
$52,310
n/a
43 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$52,100
220
44 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$52,000
40
45 Florence, South Carolina
$51,780
70
46 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$51,710
40
47 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$51,560
40
48 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$51,370
80
49 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$51,320
40
50 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$50,970
50
51 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$50,960
40
52 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$50,950
30
53 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$50,740
40
54 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona
$50,680
70
55 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$50,610
30
56 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$50,510
30
57 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$50,160
260
58 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$50,100
30
59 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$49,990
110
60 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$49,900
n/a
61 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$49,860
n/a
62 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$49,840
40
63 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$49,790
50
64 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$49,680
260
65 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$49,660
230
66 Salt Lake City, Utah
$49,640
40
67 Springfield, Missouri
$49,630
30
68 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$49,510
180
69 Tyler, Texas
$49,470
60
70 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$49,290
30
71 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$49,120
40
72 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$49,020
30
73 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$48,930
50
74 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$48,920
220
75 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$48,860
n/a
76 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$48,690
170
77 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$48,640
40
78 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$48,500
60
79 Akron, Ohio
$48,460
50
80 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$48,260
50
81 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$48,220
30
82 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$48,060
190
83 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$47,900
100
84 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$47,840
90
85 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$47,260
n/a
86 Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$46,940
30
87 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$46,590
50
88 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$46,470
30
89 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$46,430
90
90 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$46,390
30
91 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$46,380
60
92 New Haven, Connecticut
$46,280
n/a
93 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$46,210
170
94 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$45,710
40
95 Corpus Christi, Texas
$45,650
n/a
96 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$45,600
40
97 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$45,400
70
98 Mobile, Alabama
$45,250
60
99 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$44,870
70
100 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$44,840
60
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