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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Respiratory Therapists in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,860
25th Percentile Wage
$47,840
50th Percentile Wage
$55,090
75th Percentile Wage
$61,730
90th Percentile Wage
$70,170

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 $70,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,860.

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
$55,090
1.45% 4.72%
2016
$54,290
0.72% -
2015
$53,900
1.06% -
2014
$53,330
0.86% -
2013
$52,870
0.72% -
2012
$52,490
- -

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 $46,970 to $58,480. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $58,480. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Lima (mean annual salary $56,720). The lowest paying area is Sandusky with a median annual salary of $46,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$58,480
Lima
$56,720
Toledo
$56,560
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$56,400
Cincinnati-Middletown
$56,340
Akron
$55,300
Mansfield
$55,130
Canton-Massillon
$54,460
Columbus
$54,150
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,240
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$50,440
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$50,390
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$49,980
Springfield
$49,400
Sandusky
$46,970




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