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Respiratory Therapist Salary with Critical Care skills

Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills take home an average $24.76 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $19.10 per hour, and the top verges on $32.92. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the individual firm are driving factors as well. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,333 - $69,726
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,583
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90%

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$19.10 - $32.92
(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
$38,333 - $69,726  
   
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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$40,022 - $71,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.10 - $32.92  
   
Overtime
$22.17 - $47.98  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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).
)
$40,022 - $71,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 927
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Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Select Specialty Hospitals, where the average salary comes to $57K.

Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care skills

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


For Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $47K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $51K. For Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $57K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $61K.

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

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 236 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
22%
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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