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Entry wageN/A
10th percentile wageN/A
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Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services90100%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services90$
Respiratory Therapy Technicians (29-2054)
Provide specific, well defined respiratory care procedures under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$0.00 $73838.84  -$73838.84
2015$0.00NaN$71963.57 +2.6%-$71963.56
2014$0.00NaN$70615.72 +1.9%-$70615.71
2013$0.00NaN$69267.86 +1.9%-$69267.86
2012$0.00NaN$67920.01 +2.0%-$67920.01
2011$0.00NaN$66865.17 +1.6%-$66865.17
2010$0.00NaN$65693.13 +1.8%-$65693.12
2009$0.00NaN$64989.90 +1.1%-$64989.89
2008$0.00NaN$63056.03 +3.1%-$63056.02
2007$0.00NaN$60946.34 +3.5%-$60946.34
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$0.00 $43353.41  -$43353.41
2015$0.00NaN$42140.48 +2.9%-$42140.48
2014$0.00NaN$41239.45 +2.2%-$41239.45
2013$0.00NaN$40407.73 +2.1%-$40407.73
2012$0.00NaN$39714.63 +1.7%-$39714.63
2011$0.00NaN$39090.84 +1.6%-$39090.84
2010$0.00NaN$38432.40 +1.7%-$38432.39
2009$0.00NaN$37912.57 +1.4%-$37912.57
2008$0.00NaN$36942.23 +2.6%-$36942.23
2007$0.00NaN$35763.96 +3.3%-$35763.96
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Southwest $38.38  
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Southwest $38.38  
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