Average Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Emergency/Trauma Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Emergency/Trauma skills is $26.17.
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$20 - $34
$1 - $4,848
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$42,554 - $72,279

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Job Description for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

The top respondents for the job title Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) are from the companies HCA, Inc., HonorHealth and Mercy Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at HonorHealth where the average pay is $29.42. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Banner Health and Baptist Hospital, earning around $27.30 and $27.27, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $20.87. CHS, Inc. and Coliseum Medical Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $24.14 and $25.79, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Skills in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care and Emergency Room (ER).

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

An entry-level Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.47 based on 18 salaries. An early career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.46 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.23 based on 234 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.19 based on 286 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (12.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (4.4% less).

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