The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$29,560|
|25th Percentile Wage||$49,210|
|50th Percentile Wage||$62,880|
|75th Percentile Wage||$75,250|
|90th Percentile Wage||$89,030|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,560.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapy technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $62,880 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapy technicians in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is 16.1 percent (16.1%) lower than that in the highest paying San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos and 24.8 percent (24.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |