Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Skills Salary

A Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills earns an average wage of $25.97 per hour.

$39,529 - $83,751
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$55K
$84K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$19.87 - $35.03
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MEDIAN: $25.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,529 - $83,751  
   
Bonus
$1,400  
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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$41,405 - $76,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $35.03  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $54.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,400  
   
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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$41,405 - $76,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 410

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Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Respiratory Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Respiratory Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 172 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Respiratory Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 122 salaries. A Respiratory Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,825

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Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%