The average respiratory therapist salary New York is $65,310 per year and $31.40 per hour, which is very good compared to the United States average. There are 5,900 respiratory therapists employed in the state of New York, making it the fourth highest employer of respiratory therapists in the entire country, after California, Texas, and Florida. However, New York is a lower than average employer than other states per person, with 0.70 jobs per thousand people living in the state.
The Poughkeepsie/Newburgh/Middletown area is the highest paying region in New York, at $71,460 annually, or $34.36 hourly. In second is the New York City (NYC)/White Plains/Wayne area with a $69,730 annual wage ($33.53/hour). After this is the Nassau/Suffolk region which pays an annual wage of $69,450 and an hourly wage of $33.39. On the other hand, the Southwest, Northern, and Rochester areas are the lowest paying in the state. The following chart lists the highest respiratory therapist salary in NY:
Respiratory Therapist Salary in New York by Area
|Area||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Wage|
|New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY||$33.53||$69,730|
|Central New York Non-metropolitan Area||$27.05||$56,270|
|Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY||$25.84||$53,750|
|Capital/Northern New York Non-metropolitan Area||$25.20||$52,410|
|Southwest New York Non-metropolitan Area||$23.87||$49,650|
If you’re looking to work in a city offering the highest salaries in New York, you’ll do well in the cities of Brooklyn, Long Island, New York City (NYC), Queens, Westchester, and White Plains, NY – in that order. All of which pay an annual wage of $74,706. Not bad, right? If you don’t plan to move, check out the following chart to see the average respiratory therapist salary in the city you’re currently living in.
Respiratory Therapist Salary in New York by City
|Glens Falls, NY||$56,519|
|Long Island, NY||$74,706|
|New York, NY||$74,706|
|White Plains, NY||$74,706|