Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for respiratory therapists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapists among Iowa 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 Therapists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,430
25th Percentile Wage
$45,140
50th Percentile Wage
$51,500
75th Percentile Wage
$60,050
90th Percentile Wage
$67,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,500
1.50% 7.83%
2016
$50,730
2.68% -
2015
$49,370
2.47% -
2014
$48,150
1.29% -
2013
$47,530
0.13% -
2012
$47,470
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in state of Iowa ranges from $47,320 to $56,780. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Iowa is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $56,780. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Iowa City (mean annual salary $55,530). The lowest paying area is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dubuque
$56,780
Iowa City
$55,530
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$54,460
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$53,030
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,170
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$51,840
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$50,910
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$50,720
Cedar Rapids
$50,650
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$47,320




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