$54,523
Avg. Salary
$25.54
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$983

Bonus

$509

Profit Sharing

$500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is $25.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is $54,523 per year.

$19.98
10%
$25.54
50%
$33.65
90%
MEDIAN $25.54
$40k
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$55k
50%
$74k
90%
MEDIAN $54,523
$39,663 - $73,663
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MEDIAN: $54,523
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$0$73K
Salary $39,663 - $73,663
Bonus $100 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $509
Commission $500
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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$41,595 - $71,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 470
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $19.98 - $33.65
Hourly Tips $8.92
Overtime $12.56 - $50.21
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $100 - $4,055
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $509
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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$41,595 - $71,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,681

Job Description for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

A registered respiratory therapist is responsible for delivering competent, skilled care to patients and their loved ones based on the patients' needs.

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Popular Skills for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 908 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 579 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 551 salaries. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 423 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,808

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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)?

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Birmingham:
"Advice."
Find a career you are happy with and a way to manage your stress.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Reno:
"Health."
Very good walking shoes with arch support. We travel long distances in hospitals are concrete floors.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Cincinnati:
"I wish I had know how stressful my job would be."
Ask for a job shadowing before you accept the position. Look at the patient population. Take in the family dynamic.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Logan:
"Respiratory is a very narrow field of practice."
If you would like to work within the healthcare field, choose something other than Respiratory Therapy.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Punxsutawney:
BE PREPARED TO MAKE MODERATE WAGES WITH LITTLE OR NO ADVANCEMENT AVAILABLE T/O YOUR CAREER.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in New Hyde Park:
There isnt much room for growth other then to management. Though with management you lose the patient care aspect.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Nashville:
"Saving lives."
Pros: Helping people and working with the public.
Cons: Sometimes the workload is hard to handle.

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Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 629 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$54,000

▼5%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Sleep Medicine
▲4%


ACLS
▲1%


National Average
$54,000

▼1%



▼2%


Pulmonary Function testing
▼2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼3%


Long Term Care
▼3%


Patient Education
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 629 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%