Average Experienced Respiratory Therapist with Acute Care Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$29.49
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Respiratory Therapist with Acute Care skills in Houston, Texas is $29.49.
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$25.55
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$29.49
75%
$31.55
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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Critical Care 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 Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

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 $23.24 based on 5 salaries. An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.61 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.61 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Shreveport, Louisiana (26.6% less), Royal Oak, Michigan (20.7% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (14.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
28.0%
Mid Career
32.0%
Late Career
20.0%