Pay for Respiratory Therapists in Milwaukee, Wis. sits in the ballpark of $27.14 per hour. Women make up the majority of Respiratory Therapists in Milwaukee (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The majority of Milwaukee Respiratory Therapists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $27.00
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Overtime
$44.07  
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$46,172 - $66,640  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 14%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Critical Care
0%

Emergency/Trauma
0%

National Average
$56,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 5%

Acute Care
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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