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Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of respiratory therapy technicians in Louisville-Jefferson County is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,310
25th Percentile Wage
$32,070
50th Percentile Wage
$35,980
75th Percentile Wage
$44,640
90th Percentile Wage
$59,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$35,980
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$35,980
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Table 3. Compare Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $35,980 in Louisville-Jefferson County is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapy technicians in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in Louisville-Jefferson County is 27.8 percent (27.8%) lower than that in the highest paying West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area and 17.2 percent (17.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$49,840
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$41,280
Louisville-Jefferson County
$35,980
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$35,610
Lexington-Fayette
$29,800



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.