Experienced Respiratory Therapist Salary

The average wage for an Experienced Respiratory Therapist is $26.46 per hour. A skill in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,862 - $74,830
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,415
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$20.37 - $34.57
(Median)
$20
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,862 - $74,830  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $2,980  
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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$42,290 - $74,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.37 - $34.57  
   
Overtime
$27.82 - $50.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
   
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $2,980  
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).
)
$42,290 - $74,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 594
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Skills That Affect Experienced Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 11%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 9%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

Emergency/Trauma
0%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
0%

National Average
$56,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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