Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for respiratory therapy technicians in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians amongst 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 Therapy Technicians in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,230
25th Percentile Wage
$33,540
50th Percentile Wage
$41,150
75th Percentile Wage
$47,850
90th Percentile Wage
$54,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.57
25th Percentile Wage
$16.13
50th Percentile Wage
$19.78
75th Percentile Wage
$23.01
90th Percentile Wage
$26.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.10. The median hourly salary is $19.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,150-4.84%-19.49%
201543,140-4.03%-
201444,880-4.84%-
201347,050-4.51%-
201249,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in state of Michigan ranges from $47,900 to $54,690. The highest paying area for respiratory therapy technicians in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $54,690. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $48,090). The lowest paying area is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $47,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$54,690
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$48,090
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$48,060
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$47,900


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