The average pay for a Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist is $24.92 per hour.

$39,004 - $75,408
$39K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,051
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$20.00 - $32.54
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$33
MEDIAN: $24.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,004 - $75,408  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,000  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$41,842 - $70,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $32.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$8.33  
Overtime
$15.21 - $45.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,000  
   
Commission
$6,500  
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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$41,842 - $70,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 762

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,475

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Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
079
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
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National Average
$52,000


Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
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Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
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Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Emergency/Trauma
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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