Average Respiratory Therapist with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$25.80
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) skills in Houston, Texas is $25.80.
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$21.60
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$25.80
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$33.05
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MEDIAN $25.80
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $33
Bonus
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$45,936 - $74,066

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Respiratory Therapist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Care Practitioner
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Respiratory Therapist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Critical Care, 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 and Acute Care.

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 $24.59 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.28 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.28 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.2% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (11.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
9.6%