Average Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$23.89
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Respiratory Therapist in Houston, Texas is $23.89.
10%
$19.27
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$23.89
50%
$27.40
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90%
MEDIAN $23.89
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $27
Total Pay
$39,948 - $60,484

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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 $24.97 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.65 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.39 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.0% more) and San Diego, California (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.8% less), Denver, Colorado (4.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 125 survey responses.
Early Career
39.2%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
14.4%