Average Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Skills Hourly Pay

$26.09
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills is $26.09.
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$20.39
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$34.90
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MEDIAN $26.09
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $35
Bonus
$10 - $3,500
Total Pay
$42,686 - $76,401

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

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Career Paths

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Respiratory Therapist
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency/Trauma, Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Critical Care.

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 $22.21 based on 55 salaries. An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.63 based on 182 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.45 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.11 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (10.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (4.2% less), Tampa, Florida (2.2% less) and Houston, Texas (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 624 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.8%
Early Career
29.2%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
22.8%
Late Career
14.7%