Respiratory Therapist in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

A Respiratory Therapist in Phoenix, Arizona earns an average wage of $26.37 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$21.71 - $30.91
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MEDIAN: $26.37
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.71 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$35.16  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
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$44,213 - $66,640  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

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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 $49,000 based on 12 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 $54,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 7 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 $60,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

▲14%

Experienced
▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$53,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries


Acute Care
▲4%

Emergency/Trauma
▲3%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲2%

Patient Education
▲2%

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
▲2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 26%