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Respiratory Therapist Salary with Critical Care skills

Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills can expect wages of $24.78 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $19.13 per hour and $32.91. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by tenure and the individual firm. Women make up a slight majority of Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills (58 percent) survey respondents. For the most part, Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,175 - $69,908
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,746
10%
50%
90%

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$19.13 - $32.91
(Median)
$19
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,175 - $69,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
Profit Sharing
$290.00 - $2,948  
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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$40,064 - $71,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.13 - $32.91  
   
Overtime
$22.08 - $48.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.00 - $2,948  
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).
)
$40,064 - $71,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 899

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, HCA, Inc. offers the most; Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills earn $57K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care skills

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


Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker earns $47K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $51K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $57K. Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $61K.

 
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 234 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 17%
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