Respiratory Therapist Salary in Los Angeles

Earnings for Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. come in at around $32.85 per hour on average. There are more male Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 63 percent. Job satisfaction for Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$42,085 - $76,869
(Median)
$42K
$64K
$77K
MEDIAN: $64,000
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$24.89 - $40.89
(Median)
$25
$33
$41
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,085 - $76,869  
   
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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$50,865 - $86,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.89 - $40.89  
   
Overtime
$39.26 - $64.73  
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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$50,865 - $86,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Acute Care
0%

National Average
$68,000

Critical Care
up arrow 1%

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
41%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 32%