Entry-Level Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Certified Respiratory Therapists is around $19.09 per hour. The vast majority (86 percent) of Entry-Level Certified Respiratory Therapists who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Certified Respiratory Therapists is high. Although more than half have medical coverage and a little less than half have dental coverage, more than two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,652 - $66,977
$36K
$51K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,615
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$15.58 - $25.29
$16
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.96
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$0$66K
Salary $35,652 - $66,977
Bonus $4,898
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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$33,268 - $55,777
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $15.58 - $25.29
Hourly Tips $0.03
Overtime $12.26 - $33.77
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $4,898
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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$33,268 - $55,777
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

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Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Job Listings

Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) in Austin:
"Continue."
If you obtain your CRT-continue to RRT.

Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) in Sedalia:
"Excellent job. Gratifying. Area of work."
Study hard. Don't give up. Keep going.

Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) in Virginia Beach:
"I Love My Job And I Knew Exactly What I Was Getting In Too."
The more experience you achieve, the better.

Key Stats for Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Salaries

Pediatrics
▲3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲2%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

Critical Care
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 39%
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