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Respiratory Therapist Salary in Los Angeles

An average Respiratory Therapist in Los Angeles, Calif. can expect to take home roughly $32.85 per hour. More than half of Los Angeles Respiratory Therapists (63 percent) survey respondents are men. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Most Respiratory Therapists in Los Angeles, Calif. like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$42,412 - $76,956
(Median)
$42K
$67K
$77K
MEDIAN: $67,313
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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,412 - $76,956  
   
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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$50,959 - $86,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$50,959 - $86,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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
40%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 31%
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