Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,160
25th Percentile Wage
$26,510
50th Percentile Wage
$35,100
75th Percentile Wage
$49,660
90th Percentile Wage
$62,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,160.

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
$35,100
-6.38% -50.63%
2016
$37,340
-21.51% -
2015
$45,370
-1.12% -
2014
$45,880
-16.52% -
2013
$53,460
1.10% -
2012
$52,870
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $31,490 to $51,710. The highest paying area for respiratory therapy technicians in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $51,710. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $40,230). The lowest paying area is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $31,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$51,710
Madison
$40,230
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$31,490




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