Average Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Skills Hourly Pay

$27.14
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$500
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$350
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills is $27.14.
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$20.63
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$27.14
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$36.21
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90%
MEDIAN $27.14
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $36
Bonus
$10 - $2,559
Profit Sharing
$0 - $350
Total Pay
$43,184 - $78,514

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency/Trauma, Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Critical Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

An entry-level Respiratory Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.99 based on 88 salaries. An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.88 based on 266 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.80 based on 263 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.07 based on 223 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.8% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (17.2% less), Tucson, Arizona (11.2% less) and San Antonio, Texas (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,006 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.7%
Early Career
26.4%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
16.5%