Respiratory Therapist in Milwaukee Salary

For Respiratory Therapists in Milwaukee, Wis., hourly average wages total $27.50 per hour. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Milwaukee Respiratory Therapists. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Respiratory Therapists in Milwaukee making up 57 percent of survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22.02 - $31.05
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$27
$31
MEDIAN: $27.50
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Overtime
$44.65  
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$45,997 - $67,802  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
600,154
Male:
286,315 (47.7%)
Female:
313,839 (52.3%)
Milwaukee (/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/, /ˈmwɔːki/) is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. According to the 2010 census, Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,043,904 as of an official 2014 estimate. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s, with Poles and other immigrants arriving in the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the...
Milwaukee:
$37,495
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$802
Milwaukee:
$114,000
Wisconsin:
$168,300
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Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$57,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲12%


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

Emergency/Trauma
▼2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼2%

Acute Care
▼4%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 15%