Average Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$28.43
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $28.43.
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$22.68
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$28.43
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$36.77
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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Therapist

A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.31 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.30 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 54.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ann Arbor, Michigan (17.8% less), Tucson, Arizona (14.5% less) and San Antonio, Texas (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Mid Career
60.0%
Experienced
40.0%