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Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Salary

A Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist earns an average wage of $24.47 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

$35,774 - $68,809
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,228
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50%
90%

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$19.57 - $31.30
(Median)
$20
$24
$31
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,774 - $68,809  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,249  
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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$40,040 - $68,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $31.30  
   
Overtime
$23.83 - $45.76  
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 - $1,249  
   
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).
)
$40,040 - $68,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 542

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 11%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 10%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 6%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Critical Care
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%