RESPIRATORY THERAPIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$73,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$73,000
Median 50%
$155,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Aurora Health Care
Highest Paying City
Minneapolis, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
7.0 years
How much does a respiratory therapist make?
Respiratory Therapists in America make an average salary of $73,913 per year or $35.54 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $155,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Respiratory Therapist salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Maine. The typical employment in the position spans 7.0 years.
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Average Respiratory Therapist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Respiratory Therapist makes. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Aurora Health Care and Kalispell Regional Healthcare are the highest paying companies. Companies like Ascension Health Inc. and National Park Medical Center also report very competitive wages for Respiratory Therapists.

Average Respiratory Therapist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Respiratory Therapist in the USA is $73,913 annually or $35.54 hourly. Respiratory Therapists make the most in Minneapolis, MN at about $149,258 per year. Not only that, Minneapolis, MN also has an average entry-level salary of $90,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Respiratory Therapist salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Maine. On the other hand, Nevada, Arizona, California, South Carolina, and Florida report the lowest wages for Respiratory Therapists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Minneapolis, MN
$149,258
2
Portland, ME
$142,013
3
Wausau, WI
$141,285
4
Denver, CO
$135,247
5
Syracuse, NY
$130,964

RECENTLY ADDED Respiratory Therapist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Supplemental Health Care
Respiratory Therapist
10/31/2019
$93,915
Healthcare Support
Respiratory Therapist
Columbus, OH
10/31/2019
$72,000
Peace Health
Respiratory Therapist
10/30/2019
$57,017
Indian Health Service
Respiratory Therapist
10/30/2019
$33,949
Peace Health
Respiratory Therapist
10/30/2019
$58,874
Indian Health Service
Respiratory Therapist
10/30/2019
$42,053
Respiratory Therapist
Charlotte, NC
10/30/2019
$64,175
University of Michigan
Respiratory Therapist
10/29/2019
$48,310
Suny Upstate Medical University
Respiratory Therapist
10/28/2019
$42,000
Peacehealth
Respiratory Therapist
Los Angeles, CA
10/28/2019
$57,017
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