The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of respiratory therapy technicians in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos 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||$48,440|
|25th Percentile Wage||$66,260|
|50th Percentile Wage||$74,920|
|75th Percentile Wage||$83,840|
|90th Percentile Wage||$97,650|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,440.
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 with a median annual salary of $74,920, San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is the highest paying city for respiratory therapy technicians in state of California, followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana (median annual salary $69,620). In comparison, the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 7.1 percent (7.1%) higher than that in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana.
|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|| |