Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist earns an average wage of $23.66 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$35,353 - $68,677
(Median)
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49K
58K
69K
MEDIAN: $49,014
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Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$18.62 - $31.09
(Median)
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31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,353 - $68,677  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,503  
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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$38,550 - $68,400  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 733
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.62 - $31.09  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $45.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,503  
   
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).
)
$38,550 - $68,400  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 733
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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
up arrow 17%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
National Average
$50,000
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Salt Lake City
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
up arrow 6%
Nashville
up arrow 14%
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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%
Pediatrics
up arrow 4%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%
Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 3%
Critical Care
up arrow 2%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%
Acute Care
0%
National Average
$50,000
Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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