Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,560
25th Percentile Wage
$62,750
50th Percentile Wage
$72,170
75th Percentile Wage
$80,420
90th Percentile Wage
$92,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.79
25th Percentile Wage
$30.17
50th Percentile Wage
$34.70
75th Percentile Wage
$38.65
90th Percentile Wage
$44.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.43. The median hourly salary is $34.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.79.

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
201672,1702.16%8.52%
201570,6103.44%-
201468,1801.44%-
201367,2001.76%-
201266,020--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapists in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in state of New York ranges from $54,930 to $76,530. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $76,530. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $75,120). The lowest paying area is Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$76,530
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$75,120
Kingston
$73,480
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,140
Binghamton
$71,400
Utica-Rome
$69,700
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$66,580
Ithaca
$65,190
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,420
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$59,200
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$58,780
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$55,790
Syracuse
$55,640
Rochester
$55,510
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$54,930



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