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

Average Registered Respiratory Therapists with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) skills make around $25.60 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction for Registered Respiratory Therapists with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) skills is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,369 - $75,818
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$60K
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MEDIAN: $59,665
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$20.23 - $34.83
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MEDIAN: $25.60
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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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$42,974 - $73,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.23 - $34.83  
   
Overtime
$28.87 - $54.10  
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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$42,974 - $73,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 206

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Registered Respiratory Therapists with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $50K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $54K on average. Registered Respiratory Therapists with Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) skills bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $64K.

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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