Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary in the Industry of Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

The salary statistics and trend of respiratory therapy technicians in the industry of medical and diagnostic laboratories are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare respiratory therapy technician salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,690
25th Percentile Wage
$23,770
50th Percentile Wage
$34,250
75th Percentile Wage
$45,590
90th Percentile Wage
$54,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for respiratory therapy technicians in the industry of medical and diagnostic laboratories. 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 therapy technicians is $54,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent respiratory therapy technicians is $20,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapy technicians in the industry of Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$34,250
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$34,250
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Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of respiratory therapy technicians in 22 industries within the health care and social assistance sector are shown in Table 3. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017. For salary information of respiratory therapy technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,800
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,580
Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,380
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$52,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$52,650
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$52,580
Hospitals - State government owned
$52,360
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$50,170
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$48,660
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$48,660
Hospitals - Local government owned
$47,770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$47,770
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$47,130
Offices of Physicians
$45,990
Home Health Care Services
$45,730
Outpatient Care Centers
$45,090
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,870
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$42,350
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$42,310
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$34,250
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$25,070

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