Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Skills Salary

Registered Respiratory Therapists with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) skills take home an average $25.80 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Registered Respiratory Therapists with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) skills (66 percent) who took the survey are female. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,369 - $75,818
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MEDIAN: $59,999
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$20.34 - $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,369 - $75,818  
   
Bonus
$1,900  
Total Pay (?
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$42,972 - $74,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.34 - $35.00  
   
Overtime
$29.90 - $62.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,900  
   
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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$42,972 - $74,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199

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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 $50,000 based on 77 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 $53,000 based on 67 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 $58,000 based on 76 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 $64,000 based on 45 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 19%