Average Experienced Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$28.39
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $28.39.
10%
$23.13
10%
$28.39
50%
$33.47
90%
90%
MEDIAN $28.39
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $33
Bonus
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$48,485 - $75,257

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Critical Care and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Emergency Room (ER) and Acute 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. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.65 based on 27 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.1% more) and Dallas, Texas (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (12.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 120 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.7%
Early Career
40.8%
Mid Career
22.5%
Late Career
15.0%