Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in St. Louis, Missouri Salary

The average pay for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in St. Louis, Missouri is $25.82 per hour.

$19.90 - $31.56
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MEDIAN: $25.82
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Hourly Rate
$19.90 - $31.56  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$42,114 - $65,644  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

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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 $41,000 based on 17 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 $46,000 based on 8 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 $54,000 based on 13 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 $58,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries



National Average
$54,000

Emergency/Trauma
▼1%

Acute Care
▼3%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼5%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼6%

Pediatrics
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%