Average Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay at Select Specialty Hospitals

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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist at Select Specialty Hospitals is $26.42.
MEDIAN $26.42
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $29
Total Pay
$50,002 - $60,248

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

The top respondents for the job title Respiratory Therapist are from the companies Lincare Inc., Kindred Hospital and Kindred Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at HCA, Inc. where the average pay is $28.43. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Banner Health and Kindred Healthcare, earning around $25.99 and $25.98, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $20.33. Lincare Inc. and Apria Healthcare Group Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $24.57 and $24.99, respectively.

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, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average.