Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,900
25th Percentile Wage
$41,550
50th Percentile Wage
$49,550
75th Percentile Wage
$59,330
90th Percentile Wage
$66,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,900.

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
$49,550
4.70% 16.51%
2016
$47,220
2.94% -
2015
$45,830
7.70% -
2014
$42,300
3.07% -
2013
$41,000
-0.90% -
2012
$41,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in state of West Virginia ranges from $39,750 to $71,700. The highest paying area for respiratory therapy technicians in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $71,700. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Huntington-Ashland (mean annual salary $48,220). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$71,700
Huntington-Ashland
$48,220
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$46,470
Charleston
$44,740
Morgantown
$43,870
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,750




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