Average Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$25.65
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $25.65.
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$22.59
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$25.65
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$31.03
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MEDIAN $25.65
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $31
Total Pay
$47,175 - $66,500

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Emergency Room (ER) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Acute Care 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 $23.89 based on 26 salaries. An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.97 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.39 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (6.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.0%
Early Career
39.5%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
14.5%