Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Skills Salary

Average Certified Respiratory Therapists with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills make around $22.92 per hour. Female Certified Respiratory Therapists with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction for Certified Respiratory Therapists with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a strong majority have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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MEDIAN: $22.92
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Hourly Rate
$18.59 - $30.48  
   
Overtime
$33.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$4,793  
   
Total Pay (?
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$39,308 - $68,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Certified Respiratory Therapists with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $41K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $49K. Certified Respiratory Therapists with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $51K.

Key Stats for Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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