Average Early-Career Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$25.70
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$750
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $25.70.
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$21.47
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$25.70
90%
$35.26
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $35
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$41,213 - $72,801

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER), Critical Care 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 $23.56 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.45 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.79 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.8% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% less), Dallas, Texas (5.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
34.4%
Late Career
19.8%