Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,980
25th Percentile Wage
$46,830
50th Percentile Wage
$54,290
75th Percentile Wage
$61,010
90th Percentile Wage
$68,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.18
25th Percentile Wage
$22.52
50th Percentile Wage
$26.10
75th Percentile Wage
$29.33
90th Percentile Wage
$32.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.75. The median hourly salary is $26.10. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.18.

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
201654,2900.72%3.32%
201553,9001.06%-
201453,3300.86%-
201352,8700.72%-
201252,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in state of Ohio ranges from $49,400 to $57,110. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $57,110. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $56,560). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $49,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$57,110
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$56,560
Canton-Massillon
$55,310
Lima
$55,200
Toledo
$54,950
Cincinnati-Middletown
$54,510
Akron
$53,760
Columbus
$53,720
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$50,390
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$49,620
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$49,470
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$49,410
Springfield
$49,400



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