Average Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in Lexington, Kentucky

$21.88
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist in Lexington, Kentucky is $21.88.
10%
$18.06
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$21.88
50%
$30.50
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90%
MEDIAN $21.88
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $31
Total Pay
$36,506 - $62,410

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.32 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.12 based on 6 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 43.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (39.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (21.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
47.6%
Mid Career
28.6%
Late Career
23.8%