Average Late-Career Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in San Antonio, Texas

$29.33
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Respiratory Therapist in San Antonio, Texas is $29.33.
25%
$26.87
25%
$29.33
50%
$31.07
75%
75%
MEDIAN $29.33
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Hourly Rate
$27 - $31
Total Pay
$46,812 - $84,160

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist Tasks
  • Inspect, clean, and test respiratory therapy equipment
  • Determine requirements for treatment; type, method and duration of therapy based on physicians' orders
  • Set up and operate mechanical and therapeutic devices following specified parameters of treatment
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy; vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur
  • Maintain patient charts with therapy information

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Respiratory Therapist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Respiratory Therapist
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
Respiratory Care Practitioner
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Critical Care, Emergency Room (ER) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $21.38 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.57 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.84 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (11.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
29.8%