The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $22.52 per hour.

$17.74 - $32.14
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$17.74 - $32.14  
   
Overtime
$25.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
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$36,400 - $66,362  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
36%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Critical Care
0%

National Average
$48,000

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 5%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 15%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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