Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $25.11 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,000 - $70,000
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,348
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90%

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$20.04 - $30.15
(Median)
$20
$25
$30
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,000 - $70,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$40,879 - $68,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.04 - $30.15  
   
Overtime
$29.93 - $47.68  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$40,879 - $68,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

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

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 9%

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

National Average
$52,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 4%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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