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 amongst New York 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 Therapists in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,430
25th Percentile Wage
$63,840
50th Percentile Wage
$73,870
75th Percentile Wage
$84,130
90th Percentile Wage
$96,530

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 $96,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,870
2.30% 10.63%
2016
$72,170
2.16% -
2015
$70,610
3.44% -
2014
$68,180
1.44% -
2013
$67,200
1.76% -
2012
$66,020
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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 $54,870 to $77,890. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $77,890. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $77,080). The lowest paying area is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $54,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$77,890
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$77,080
Kingston
$73,480
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,140
Binghamton
$69,400
Utica-Rome
$66,590
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$66,580
Ithaca
$65,190
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$65,050
Elmira
$63,290
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$61,470
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$61,260
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,440
Rochester
$56,640
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$56,510
Syracuse
$54,870




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