Median pay for Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists lies in the neighborhood of $30.25 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Male Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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$64K
MEDIAN: $64,000
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MEDIAN: $30
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$51,408 - $79,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Overtime
$42.98  
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$51,408 - $79,465  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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:
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Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 11%

Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 7%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$64,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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