Respiratory Therapist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average rate for a Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois is $25.10 per hour. A skill in Emergency/Trauma is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,453 - $85,423

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$19.65 - $31.16

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,453 - $85,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
Total Pay (?
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$40,700 - $67,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.65 - $31.16  
   
Overtime
$2.14 - $49.32  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$40,700 - $67,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 17%

Critical Care
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 6%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
up arrow 6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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