Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for respiratory therapy technicians in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians among New Jersey cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,240
25th Percentile Wage
$53,000
50th Percentile Wage
$68,420
75th Percentile Wage
$76,220
90th Percentile Wage
$81,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,240.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,420
6.87% 9.85%
2016
$63,720
2.12% -
2015
$62,370
-0.58% -
2014
$62,730
-0.40% -
2013
$62,980
2.06% -
2012
$61,680
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