The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist in Dallas, Texas is $27.05 per hour. A skill in Pediatrics is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$21.58 - $32.62
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$22
$27
$33
MEDIAN: $27.00
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Hourly Rate
$21.58 - $32.62  
   
Overtime
$9.50  
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Total Pay (?
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$43,504 - $68,784  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,282,803
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

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

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Respiratory Therapist Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 14%

Patient Education
up arrow 9%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 8%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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