Respiratory Therapist Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

Hourly wages for Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles typically come in around $30.81 per hour. Pay ranges from $21.58 per hour on the low end to $40.42 on the higher side. Health benefits are not claimed by all—around one third lack any form of coverage—but more than half have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Men just barely outnumber women in the field at 56 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$41,217 - $75,753
(Median)
41K
57K
68K
MEDIAN: $68,047
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Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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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$21.58 - $40.42
(Median)
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40
MEDIAN: $30
10%
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$41,217 - $75,753  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
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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$46,676 - $87,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$21.58 - $40.42  
   
Overtime
$35.99 - $64.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
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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$46,676 - $87,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$68,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Critical Care
0%
National Average
$68,000
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 34%