Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles Salary

Median pay for Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. lies in the neighborhood of $29.85 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $24.51 per hour and $41.02. The majority of Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles (67 percent) who took the survey are men. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Most Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists like their work and job satisfaction is high. 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
(Median)
$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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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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