Late-Career Respiratory Therapist Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Respiratory Therapist earns an average wage of $27.70 per hour. A skill in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is associated with high pay for this job.
Late-Career Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$44,376 - $75,557
(Median)
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76K
MEDIAN: $56,417
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Late-Career Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$21.79 - $35.90
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$44,376 - $75,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,750  
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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$45,774 - $76,989  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 552
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$21.79 - $35.90  
   
Overtime
$30.05 - $55.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,750  
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).
)
$45,774 - $76,989  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 552
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Pay Difference By Location

Richmond
up arrow 10%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
Austin
up arrow 5%
Columbus
up arrow 1%
National Average
$58,000
Indianapolis
up arrow 1%
Dallas
up arrow 6%
Colorado Springs
up arrow 19%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 11%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 9%
Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 7%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%
Critical Care
up arrow 4%
Pediatrics
up arrow 3%
Patient Education
up arrow 2%
Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%
Emergency Room (ER)
0%
National Average
$58,000
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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