The average pay for a Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist is $24.78 per hour.

$39,004 - $74,372
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,185
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$19.83 - $32.10
(Median)
$20
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,004 - $74,372  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $5,939  
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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$41,427 - $69,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.83 - $32.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$8.33  
Overtime
$21.53 - $44.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$295.90 - $5,939  
   
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).
)
$41,427 - $69,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 732
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,257

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Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
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Pediatrics
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
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National Average
$52,000

Acute Care
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Home Health/Home Care
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Critical Care
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Emergency/Trauma
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Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Patient Education
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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