Respiratory Therapists Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for respiratory therapists in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapists among Oklahoma 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,540
25th Percentile Wage
$45,580
50th Percentile Wage
$52,230
75th Percentile Wage
$59,960
90th Percentile Wage
$65,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.97
25th Percentile Wage
$21.91
50th Percentile Wage
$25.11
75th Percentile Wage
$28.83
90th Percentile Wage
$31.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for respiratory therapists in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.33. The median hourly salary is $25.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.97.

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
201652,2301.84%7.62%
201551,2701.97%-
201450,2602.13%-
201349,1901.91%-
201248,250--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapists in state of Oklahoma ranges from $47,400 to $53,690. The highest paying area for respiratory therapists in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a median annual salary of $53,690. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Tulsa (mean annual salary $52,270). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$53,690
Tulsa
$52,270
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$51,460
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$50,790
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$48,520
Fort Smith
$48,100
Lawton
$47,760
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$47,400


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