The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $25.49 per hour. A skill in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,761 - $70,710
(Median)
$27K
$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,348
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$20.17 - $32.00
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$20
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,761 - $70,710  
   
Total Pay (?
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$39,930 - $67,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$20.17 - $32.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$39,930 - $67,896  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%


Mid-Career
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National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 10%


Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 5%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 5%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 12%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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