Respiratory Therapists Salary

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The average yearly salary for Respiratory Therapists is $54,400. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Respiratory Therapists, you could expect a starting pay rate of $44,800 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $64,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Respiratory Therapists Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$43,520 - $65,280

Starting Yearly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$35,840 - $53,760

Top Yearly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$51,200 - $76,800

Monthly Respiratory Therapists Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$3,627 - $5,440

Starting Monthly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$2,987 - $4,480

Top Monthly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$4,267 - $6,400

Hourly Respiratory Therapists Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$19 - $29

Starting Hourly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$16 - $24

Top Hourly Respiratory Therapists Salary

$23 - $34


Respiratory Therapists Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Respiratory Therapists age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Respiratory Therapists are male in the United States, and 51% of the Respiratory Therapists are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Respiratory Therapists


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