Respiratory Therapist Salary in Houston, Texas

The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $24.85 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.

$29,361 - $70,469

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$19.91 - $29.99

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,361 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$40,727 - $69,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.91 - $29.99  
   
Overtime
$31.37 - $39.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$40,727 - $69,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 6%

Critical Care
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$52,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
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
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 13%
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