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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
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|| |
|East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Louisville-Jefferson County|| |
|West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |