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Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salary

An Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) earns an average wage of $25.98 per hour.
$42,680 - $74,617
(Median)
43K
50K
64K
75K
MEDIAN: $55,030
10%
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90%

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$20.82 - $32.72
(Median)
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33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,680 - $74,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,325  
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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$43,753 - $71,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.82 - $32.72  
   
Overtime
$21.33 - $49.65  
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 - $1,325  
   
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).
)
$43,753 - $71,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 648
United States (change)

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Pay Difference by Location

Skills That Affect Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 8%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

National Average
$55,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%