Respiratory Therapist Salary

How much does a Respiratory Therapist make in the United States?
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$61,197 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$29 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$838 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average respiratory therapist salary in United States is $61,197 or an equivalent hourly rate of $29. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $838. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$44,327 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$75,206 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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Salary Potential
Estimated salary in 2023:
$70,944 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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