Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,350
25th Percentile Wage
$49,040
50th Percentile Wage
$55,630
75th Percentile Wage
$61,510
90th Percentile Wage
$67,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.84
25th Percentile Wage
$23.58
50th Percentile Wage
$26.75
75th Percentile Wage
$29.57
90th Percentile Wage
$32.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.22. The median hourly salary is $26.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.84.

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
201655,6302.23%4.87%
201554,3901.47%-
201453,5900.28%-
201353,4400.97%-
201252,920--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in state of Michigan ranges from $51,400 to $59,080. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $59,080. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,840). The lowest paying area is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$59,080
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$57,840
Ann Arbor
$56,530
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$55,980
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$55,890
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$55,520
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$54,630
Kalamazoo-Portage
$54,460
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$53,920
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$53,760
Battle Creek
$52,520
South Bend-Mishawaka
$51,890
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$51,400



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