Respiratory Therapist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average rate for a Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois is $24.86 per hour. A skill in Emergency/Trauma is associated with high pay for this job.

$19.57 - $31.27
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $31.27  
   
Overtime
$2.14 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
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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$40,520 - $67,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 19%

Critical Care
up arrow 8%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%
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