What is the salary of a Respiratory Therapist?

The average salary of a Respiratory Therapist in United States is $57,880. Salaries start from around $41,110 and go up to $76,750. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$76,750
Starting ($41.1k)
Junior ($47.8k)
Experienced ($56.3k)
Senior ($67.4k)
Highest ($76.8k)
Highest

The top 10% of Respiratory Therapists in United States earn:

$76,750
Senior

The top 25% of Respiratory Therapists in United States earn:

$67,390
Experienced

The middle 50% of Respiratory Therapists in United States earn:

$56,290
Junior

The bottom 25% of Respiratory Therapists in United States earn:

$47,770
Starting

The bottom 10% of Respiratory Therapists in United States earn:

$41,110

Historical salary

Respiratory Therapist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 46,200 50
Alaska 68,800 4
Arizona 52,400 33
Arkansas 47,300 48
California 75,900 1
Colorado 57,400 18
Connecticut 66,700 6
Delaware 65,500 8
District of Columbia 63,200 12
Florida 53,400 28
Georgia 52,000 34
Hawaii 66,100 7
Idaho 54,700 27
Illinois 55,300 23
Indiana 51,900 36
Iowa 51,100 40
Kansas 48,900 45
Kentucky 46,100 51
Louisiana 52,000 35
Maine 55,200 24
Maryland 63,500 11
Massachusetts 67,600 5
Michigan 53,000 30
Minnesota 62,000 13
Mississippi 48,900 44
Missouri 50,300 42
Montana 51,800 37
Nebraska 51,800 38
Nevada 69,300 3
New Hampshire 61,900 14
New Jersey 69,600 2
New Mexico 53,400 29
New York 65,500 9
North Carolina 52,700 31
North Dakota 49,800 43
Ohio 52,700 32
Oklahoma 51,100 41
Oregon 61,100 15
Pennsylvania 56,200 21
Rhode Island 60,200 16
South Carolina 51,500 39
South Dakota 48,900 45
Tennessee 48,500 47
Texas 55,100 25
Utah 56,100 22
Vermont 58,100 17
Virginia 56,600 20
Washington 65,000 10
West Virginia 46,900 49
Wisconsin 56,600 19
Wyoming 54,700 26
Puerto Rico 21,600 52

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