Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles Salary

Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists take home approximately $29.85 per hour on average. Pay ranges from $24.51 per hour on the low end to $41.02 on the high end. While roughly a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. More than half of Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles (67 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,000 - $80,473
(Median)
$43K
$69K
$80K
MEDIAN: $68,605
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$24.51 - $41.02
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$25
$30
$41
MEDIAN: $29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,000 - $80,473  
   
Bonus
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Total Pay (?
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$51,670 - $86,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.51 - $41.02  
   
Overtime
$36.49 - $64.57  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
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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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$51,670 - $86,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Acute Care
0%

National Average
$68,000

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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