Average Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$31.56
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Respiratory Therapist in Portland, Oregon is $31.56.
25%
$27.22
25%
$31.56
50%
$32.91
75%
75%
MEDIAN $31.56
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Hourly Rate
$27 - $33
Total Pay
$51,420 - $75,310

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

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
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
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 and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency Room (ER).

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 $27.11 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.54 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (23.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (19.2% less) and Houston, Texas (18.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
55.6%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
18.5%