Experienced Respiratory Therapist Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Experienced Respiratory Therapist is $25.85 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Pediatrics and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
Experienced Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$37,860 - $73,369
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,308
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Experienced Respiratory Therapist Total Pay (?
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$19.86 - $33.81
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,860 - $73,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
Profit Sharing
$289.36 - $1,510  
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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$41,317 - $73,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 728
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.86 - $33.81  
   
Overtime
$27.63 - $50.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
Profit Sharing
$289.36 - $1,510  
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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$41,317 - $73,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 728
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Boston
up arrow 38%
Phoenix
up arrow 12%
Chicago
up arrow 9%
Milwaukee
up arrow 8%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Richmond
0%
National Average
$54,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 11%
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 11%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 9%
Critical Care
up arrow 3%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%
Patient Education
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$54,000
Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 1%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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