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Respiratory Therapist Salaries

2,402 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$60,035 / yr
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The national average salary for a Respiratory Therapist is $60,035 in United States. Filter by location to see Respiratory Therapist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,402 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Respiratory Therapist employees.

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Respiratory Therapist - Monthly

CareerStaff Unlimited

$4,102/mo

Range: $1K - $12K

200 salaries

$4,102/mo
$1K$12K

Respiratory Therapist - Monthly

Focus Staff

$8,046/mo

Range: $6K - $13K

108 salaries

$8,046/mo
$6K$13K

Respiratory Therapist

Emerald Health Services

$55,394/yr

Range: $51K - $70K

106 salaries

$55,394/yr
$51K$70K

Respiratory Therapist

Baylor Scott & White Health

$61,103/yr

Range: $48K - $78K

53 salaries

$61,103/yr
$48K$78K

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

Nationwide Therapy Group

$51/hr

Range: $40 - $74

42 salaries

$51/hr
$40$74

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

Apria Healthcare

$29/hr

Range: $22 - $41

41 salaries

$29/hr
$22$41

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

HCA Healthcare

$28/hr

Range: $20 - $40

37 salaries

$28/hr
$20$40

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Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

Lincare Holdings

$26/hr

Range: $21 - $31

36 salaries

$26/hr
$21$31

Respiratory Therapist

CHRISTUS Health

$52,888/yr

Range: $45K - $61K

34 salaries

$52,888/yr
$45K$61K

Respiratory Therapist

US Department of Veterans Affairs

$61,091/yr

Range: $46K - $82K

32 salaries

$61,091/yr
$46K$82K

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

Kindred Healthcare

$28/hr

Range: $21 - $37

32 salaries

$28/hr
$21$37

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

AeroCare

$25/hr

Range: $22 - $29

29 salaries

$25/hr
$22$29

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

UPMC

$23/hr

Range: $18 - $31

29 salaries

$23/hr
$18$31

Respiratory Therapist

Atrium Health

$49,908/yr

Range: $42K - $71K

28 salaries

$49,908/yr
$42K$71K

Respiratory Therapist

AMITA Health

$58,472/yr

Range: $48K - $72K

28 salaries

$58,472/yr
$48K$72K

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

Soliant Health

$19/hr

Range: $19 - $23

27 salaries

$19/hr
$19$23

Respiratory Therapist

Centura Health

$63,601/yr

Range: $57K - $77K

27 salaries

$63,601/yr
$57K$77K

Respiratory Therapist

Piedmont Healthcare

$60,644/yr

Range: $51K - $68K

24 salaries

$60,644/yr
$51K$68K

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

UCHealth

$33/hr

Range: $27 - $35

24 salaries

$33/hr
$27$35

Respiratory Therapist - Hourly

Kaiser Permanente

$50/hr

Range: $33 - $73

23 salaries

$50/hr
$33$73

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent respiratory therapist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$110,000
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A Respiratory Therapist RRT in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$27
hourly
A Registered Respiratory Therapist in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
A Registered Respiratory Therapist in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$34
hourly
A Respiratory Therapist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $34 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$2,500
monthly
A Respiratory Therapist in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$30
hourly
A Respiratory Therapist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$40
hourly
A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Freelance
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Registered Respiratory Therapist in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Per Diem
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$23
hourly
A Registered Respiratory Therapist in the Kalamazoo, MI Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kalamazoo, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization