Respiratory Therapist with Emergency Room (ER) Skills in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average wage for a Respiratory Therapist with Emergency Room (ER) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $26.02 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$22.15 - $34.68
$22
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.16
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $22.15 - $34.68
Overtime $39.04
Annual Data $0$77K
Total Pay (?
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$46,080 - $77,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Respiratory Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Experienced
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 27%
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