Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist earns an average wage of $23.99 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU).
Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$35,614 - $69,031
(Median)
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58K
69K
MEDIAN: $49,318
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Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$18.93 - $31.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,614 - $69,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
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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$38,706 - $69,209  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 692
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.93 - $31.39  
   
Overtime
$23.83 - $46.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
   
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).
)
$38,706 - $69,209  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 692
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Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Seattle
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National Average
$51,000
Atlanta
up arrow 3%
Phoenix
up arrow 9%
Nashville
up arrow 14%
Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 11%
Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 10%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%
Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 2%
Critical Care
0%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%
Emergency Room (ER)
0%
Acute Care
0%
National Average
$51,000
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%
Patient Education
up arrow 2%

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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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