Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for respiratory therapy technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians among Texas 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 Therapy Technicians in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,140
25th Percentile Wage
$43,520
50th Percentile Wage
$50,750
75th Percentile Wage
$60,150
90th Percentile Wage
$68,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,750
-1.56% 3.43%
2016
$51,540
3.22% -
2015
$49,880
-3.65% -
2014
$51,700
0.44% -
2013
$51,470
4.78% -
2012
$49,010
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in state of Texas ranges from $39,910 to $53,990. The highest paying area for respiratory therapy technicians in Texas is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $53,990. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Sherman-Denison (mean annual salary $51,320). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$53,990
Sherman-Denison
$51,320
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,970
Fort Worth-Arlington
$50,740
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$49,680
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$49,660
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$49,510
Tyler
$49,470
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,290
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,120
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$48,640
Corpus Christi
$45,650
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$45,400
Texarkana-Texarkana
$44,570
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,910




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