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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salary in Houston, Texas

Pay for Registered Respiratory Therapists in Houston sits in the ballpark of $25.22 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $20.53 per hour and $30.44. Most get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Houston Registered Respiratory Therapists (68 percent) who took the survey are women. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,788 - $70,469
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$70K
MEDIAN: $56,473
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90%

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$20.53 - $30.44
(Median)
$21
$25
$30
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,788 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
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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$43,484 - $66,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.53 - $30.44  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $48.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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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$43,484 - $66,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Critical Care
up arrow 6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Emergency/Trauma
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Acute Care
0%

National Average
$53,000

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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