Respiratory Therapist Salary in Los Angeles

The average Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, Calif. earns approximately $32.63 per hour. More than half of Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. (63 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,712 - $78,784
(Median)
$43K
$68K
$79K
MEDIAN: $68,034
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$24.89 - $40.89
(Median)
$25
$33
$41
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,712 - $78,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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$51,050 - $85,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.89 - $40.89  
   
Overtime
$45.00 - $62.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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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$51,050 - $85,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 28%
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