Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care Skills Salary

An average Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care skills can expect to take home roughly $25.58 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by career length and the particular employer. Women account for the majority of Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,448 - $78,525
$38K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $55,642
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$20.13 - $34.13
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$34
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$0$78K
Salary $38,448 - $78,525
Bonus $146.81 - $8,987
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,051 - $74,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $20.13 - $34.13
Hourly Tips $1.26
Overtime $15.24 - $53.74
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $146.81 - $8,987
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,051 - $74,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,291

Respiratory Therapist Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Respiratory Therapist


HCA, Inc., Select Specialty Hospitals, Kindred Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and WellStar Health System are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills. Banner Health offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $56K. Soaring salaries can also be found at HCA, Inc., University of Michigan (U-M), and Kindred Hospital, where earnings of $56K, $54K, or $52K are standard for Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Select Specialty Hospitals ($50K), WellStar Health System ($51K), and Kindred Hospital ($52K).

Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Respiratory Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Respiratory Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 594 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Respiratory Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 411 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 340 salaries. A Respiratory Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 251 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,750

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+16 percent), Baltimore (+14 percent), Atlanta (+11 percent), and Richmond (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 20 percent, the area with the worst salaries is St. Louis. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Tampa (8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Respiratory Therapist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Respiratory Therapist Salaries

▲17%

▲7%

National Average
$55,000

▼6%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%