A Respiratory Therapist with Emergency/Trauma skills earns an average wage of $25.15 per hour.

$39,256 - $83,751
$39K
$53K
$84K
MEDIAN: $53,155
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90%

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$19.75 - $34.05
$20
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,256 - $83,751  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
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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$41,294 - $73,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.75 - $34.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$8.33  
Overtime
$15.21 - $48.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
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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$41,294 - $73,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 548

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Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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