The average Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, Calif. earns approximately $30.29 per hour. Most Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Salary
$64,000  
   
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$51,306 - $79,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Hourly Rate
$23.83 - $37.09  
   
Overtime
$42.98  
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$51,306 - $79,675  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 10%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
0%

Critical Care
0%

National Average
$65,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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