A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Birmingham, Alabama earns an average wage of $20.25 per hour. A skill in Critical Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$18.81 - $25.75
(Median)
$19
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$18.81 - $25.75  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$38,297 - $54,348  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
206,797
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 12%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 9%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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