Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in Indiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,480
25th Percentile Wage
$45,580
50th Percentile Wage
$53,850
75th Percentile Wage
$61,990
90th Percentile Wage
$71,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,480.

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
$53,850
0.17% 4.38%
2016
$53,760
-0.45% -
2015
$54,000
1.78% -
2014
$53,040
2.38% -
2013
$51,780
0.56% -
2012
$51,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in state of Indiana ranges from $48,700 to $69,760. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Indiana is Columbus with a median annual salary of $69,760. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Gary (mean annual salary $61,370). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$69,760
Gary
$61,370
Terre Haute
$57,210
Elkhart-Goshen
$57,060
Kokomo
$55,860
Muncie
$54,520
Michigan City-La Porte
$54,420
Fort Wayne
$54,170
Bloomington
$53,970
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,620
Indianapolis-Carmel
$52,900
Lafayette
$52,590
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$50,030
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$48,700




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