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 metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Respiratory Therapists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,480
25th Percentile Wage
$46,010
50th Percentile Wage
$53,760
75th Percentile Wage
$61,530
90th Percentile Wage
$71,520

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 $71,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.94
25th Percentile Wage
$22.12
50th Percentile Wage
$25.85
75th Percentile Wage
$29.58
90th Percentile Wage
$34.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.39. The median hourly salary is $25.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,760-0.45%4.22%
201554,0001.78%-
201453,0402.38%-
201351,7800.56%-
201251,490--

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 $48,560 to $59,200. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Indiana is Muncie with a median annual salary of $59,200. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Gary (mean annual salary $58,950). The lowest paying area is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Muncie
$59,200
Gary
$58,950
Terre Haute
$56,820
Bloomington
$53,970
Fort Wayne
$53,180
Indianapolis-Carmel
$52,900
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$52,830
Lafayette
$52,590
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$51,440
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$48,560


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