Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles Salary

Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists take home approximately $30.70 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — nearly two in five — do not have any health coverage, close to one-half do receive medical benefits and roughly one-half have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. More than half of Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. (67 percent) survey respondents are men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,000 - $80,000
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,000
50%

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$20.96 - $37.92
$21
$31
$38
MEDIAN: $30.70
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90%

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$0$81K
Salary $65,000
Total Pay (?
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$45,760 - $81,244
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $20.96 - $37.92
Overtime $42.98
Annual Data $0$81K
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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$45,760 - $81,244
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Respiratory Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Respiratory Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Respiratory Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 8 salaries. A Respiratory Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Patient Education
▲10%

Emergency/Trauma
▲6%

Acute Care
▲3%

Pediatrics
▲3%

Critical Care
▲2%

National Average
$65,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼3%

Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 41%
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