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

$25.66
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Acute Care skills in Houston, Texas is $25.66.
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$21.92
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$25.66
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$31.86
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MEDIAN $25.66
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $32
Total Pay
$44,977 - $69,230

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 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 Patient Education.

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 $23.83 based on 6 salaries. An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.44 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.85 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.20 based on 13 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 26.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (18.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (14.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
26.5%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
12.2%