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Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist is $21.55 per hour.

$29,878 - $59,763
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,148
10%
50%
90%

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$17.34 - $29.52
(Median)
$17
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,878 - $59,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,029  
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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$35,061 - $62,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.34 - $29.52  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $43.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,029  
   
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).
)
$35,061 - $62,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,084

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 9%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 8%

Critical Care
up arrow 4%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 3%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
0%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
0%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 21%
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