Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary Information in Washington

The average annual salaries for respiratory therapy technicians in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of respiratory therapy technicians amongst Washington metropolitan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Washington (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,350
25th Percentile Wage
$44,070
50th Percentile Wage
$55,910
75th Percentile Wage
$71,860
90th Percentile Wage
$85,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for respiratory therapy technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,350.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of respiratory therapy technicians from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$55,910
7.71% -10.45%
2017
$51,600
-2.02% -
2016
$52,640
-2.98% -
2015
$54,210
-13.13% -
2014
$61,330
2.53% -
2013
$59,780
-3.30% -
2012
$61,750
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Respiratory Therapy Technicians in Washington Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of respiratory therapy technicians in state of Washington ranges from $50,100 to $69,170. The highest paying area for respiratory therapy technicians in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $69,170. The lowest paying area is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with a median annual salary of $50,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$69,170
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$50,100




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