Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist is $21.84 per hour.

$30,991 - $60,620
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,880
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50%
90%

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$17.65 - $29.50
(Median)
$18
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,991 - $60,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,350  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$36,343 - $62,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 387
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.65 - $29.50  
   
Overtime
$12.60 - $42.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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).
)
$36,343 - $62,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,573
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,107

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Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 7%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 6%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 2%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
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National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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