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Average Respiratory Care Practitioner Hourly Pay

$29.04
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$900
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Care Practitioner is $29.04.
10%
$21.83
MEDIAN
$29.04
90%
$44.63
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What Do Respiratory Care Practitioners Do?

Job Satisfaction for Respiratory Care Practitioner

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What Are Popular Skills for Respiratory Care Practitioners?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Care Practitioners?

An entry-level Respiratory Care Practitioner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.23 based on 13 salaries. An early career Respiratory Care Practitioner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.16 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Care Practitioner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.38 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Care Practitioner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.57 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Respiratory Care Practitioner in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 63.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (51.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (34.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Durham, North Carolina (23.1% less), Houston, Texas (12.0% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 196 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
20.9%