Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Registered Respiratory Therapist in Houston can expect to rake in roughly $27.68 per hour. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Female Registered Respiratory Therapists in Houston make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. Job satisfaction for Registered Respiratory Therapists in Houston, Texas is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$49,133 - $67,501
$51K
MEDIAN: $50,954
50%

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$22.52 - $32.98
$23
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $27.68
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$0$69K
Salary $50,954
Total Pay (?
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$46,505 - $69,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $22.52 - $32.98
Overtime $44.98
Annual Data $0$69K
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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$46,505 - $69,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 7 salaries. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Experienced
▼1%

Late-Career
▼2%

▼9%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼7%


Emergency/Trauma
▼8%

▼9%

Pediatrics
▼9%

▼10%


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
▼11%

Long Term Care
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 15%
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