Average Experienced Respiratory Therapist with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Skills Hourly Pay

$28.26
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$496
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Respiratory Therapist with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) skills is $28.26.
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$22.80
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$28.26
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$36.72
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $37
Bonus
$100 - $12,480
Total Pay
$47,743 - $79,392

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER) 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 $22.31 based on 67 salaries. An early career Respiratory Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.05 based on 706 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.97 based on 597 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (5.1% more) and Houston, Texas (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (12.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,788 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
33.4%
Late Career
23.4%