A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Denver, Colorado earns an average wage of $26.54 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$21.40 - $34.07
(Median)
$21
$27
$34
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$21.40 - $34.07  
   
Overtime
$35.01  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,320  
   
Total Pay (?
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$44,939 - $70,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
667,608
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%


National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 14%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
0%

National Average
$55,000

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 2%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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