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Respiratory Therapists Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of respiratory therapists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare respiratory therapists salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,970
25th Percentile Wage
$51,810
50th Percentile Wage
$65,900
75th Percentile Wage
$76,810
90th Percentile Wage
$88,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) respiratory therapists is $88,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid respiratory therapists is $37,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,900
-1.64% 3.66%
2016
$66,980
0.81% -
2015
$66,440
2.06% -
2014
$65,070
1.28% -
2013
$64,240
1.17% -
2012
$63,490
- -

Compare Respiratory Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of respiratory therapists in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for respiratory therapists occupations is the employment services industry with an annual salary $65,950. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $65,840). For detailed respiratory therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Employment Services
$65,950
Administrative and Support Services
$65,900
Temporary Help Services
$65,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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