Respiratory Therapist Salary with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills (United States)

A Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills earns an average wage of $25.17 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills Total Pay (?
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$37,163 - $85,626
(Median)
37K
45K
53K
71K
86K
MEDIAN: $53,236
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Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills Total Pay (?
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$19.63 - $32.45
(Median)
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32
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,163 - $85,626  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
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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$41,566 - $73,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.63 - $32.45  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $47.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
   
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).
)
$41,566 - $73,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills

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

Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$53,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 15%
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