Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Salary

Median pay for Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapists is around $23.54 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly more than a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a fair number have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapists is high. Women make up the vast majority of Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapists (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,292 - $61,539
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,050
50%

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$18.55 - $30.28
$19
$24
$30
MEDIAN: $23.54
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$50,050  
   
Bonus
$600  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,619 - $64,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.55 - $30.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.68 - $53.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$600  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,619 - $64,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Key Stats for Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Salaries

Critical Care
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 23%
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