The annual and hourly salary statistics of respiratory therapists in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of respiratory therapists in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area 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||$42,770|
|25th Percentile Wage||$48,820|
|50th Percentile Wage||$57,000|
|75th Percentile Wage||$65,170|
|90th Percentile Wage||$77,660|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapists in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,770.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $57,000 in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for respiratory therapists in state of Maine. In comparison, the annual salary of respiratory therapists in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area is 2.1 percent (2.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Portland-South Portland-Biddeford and .3 percent (.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Portland-South Portland-Biddeford|| |
|Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area|| |