For Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapists, hourly average wages total $23.39 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a fair number receive dental plans. Women make up the vast majority of Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapists (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of Experienced Certified Respiratory Therapists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,527 - $61,988
$54K
MEDIAN: $54,000
50%

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$18.11 - $29.07
$18
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $23.39
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$54,000  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,562 - $62,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.11 - $29.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$26.91 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$37,562 - $62,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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Key Stats for Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
080
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Salaries

Critical Care
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Pediatrics
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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National Average
$49,000

Emergency Room (ER)
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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