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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Certified Respiratory Therapist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$92,507 / yrTotal Pay
$64,945 / yrBase Pay
$27,561 / yrAdditional Pay

$92,507

 / yr
$46K$310K
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The estimated total pay for a Certified Respiratory Therapist is $92,507 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $64,945 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $27,561 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Dignity Health
3.7

Dignity Health

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$39

$48

$39 - $48 Range

UPMC
3.3

UPMC

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$19

$23

$19 - $23 Range

Encompass Health
3.7

Encompass Health

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$29

$35

$29 - $35 Range

Select Medical
3.5

Select Medical

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$30

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Range: $29 - $33

$29

$33

$29 - $33 Range

Ascension
3.5

Ascension

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

Select Specialty Hospitals
3.3

Select Specialty Hospitals

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$25

$35

$25 - $35 Range

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Methodist Healthcare System
3.4

Methodist Healthcare System

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$26

$30

$26 - $30 Range

Advanced Lifeline Services
2.7

Advanced Lifeline Services

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly
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$29 -$34

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$29

$34

$29 - $34 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Certified Respiratory Therapist

$32K

$35K

$32,373 - $34,641 Range

Walgreens
3.1

Walgreens

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$32

$35

$32 - $35 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Certified Respiratory Therapist

$40K

$43K

$40,056 - $43,133 Range

University of Washington
4.2

University of Washington

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly Contractor

$33

$35

$33 - $35 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.4

HCA Healthcare

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

University of Maryland
4.3

University of Maryland

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$40

$44

$40 - $44 Range

Mayo Clinic
4.0

Mayo Clinic

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$30

$32

$30 - $32 Range

Mount Sinai Health System
3.6

Mount Sinai Health System

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Banner Health
3.3

Banner Health

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Kindred Hospitals
3.2

Kindred Hospitals

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

$29

$31

$29 - $31 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in United States of America

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$44

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8 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than one year of experience

$95,000

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8 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with more than 15 years of experience

$33

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8 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 10 to 14 years of experience

$30

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9 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$38

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9 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than one year of experience

$38

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9 days ago by a Respiratory Therapist with less than one year of experience

$34

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9 days ago by a Certified Respiratory Therapist with more than 15 years of experience

$33

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9 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 7 to 9 years of experience

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Registered Respiratory Therapist with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Certified Respiratory Therapist salaries

The national average salary for a Certified Respiratory Therapist is $56,239 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Respiratory Therapist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 96 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Respiratory Therapist employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Respiratory Therapist in United States is $77,184 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Respiratory Therapist in United States is $40,978 per year.

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