Respiratory Therapist Salary in United States

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What is the average salary for a Respiratory Therapist?

The average salary of a Respiratory Therapist in United States is $57,880. Salaries start from $41,110 and go up to $76,750. Please note that the average salary for a Respiratory Therapist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $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
California 75,870 1
New Jersey 69,580 2
Nevada 69,340 3
Alaska 68,790 4
Massachusetts 67,620 5
Connecticut 66,680 6
Hawaii 66,110 7
Delaware 65,530 8
New York 65,520 9
Washington 65,040 10
Maryland 63,460 11
District of Columbia 63,240 12
Minnesota 61,960 13
New Hampshire 61,920 14
Oregon 61,070 15
Rhode Island 60,160 16
Vermont 58,130 17
United States 57,880 18
Colorado 57,410 19
Wisconsin 56,600 20
Virginia 56,550 21
Pennsylvania 56,190 22
Utah 56,140 23
Illinois 55,250 24
Maine 55,180 25
Texas 55,130 26
Wyoming 54,710 27
Idaho 54,700 28
Florida 53,380 29
New Mexico 53,360 30
Michigan 52,960 31
North Carolina 52,720 32
Ohio 52,700 33
Arizona 52,350 34
Georgia 51,970 35
Louisiana 51,960 36
Indiana 51,890 37
Montana 51,800 38
Nebraska 51,790 39
South Carolina 51,520 40
Iowa 51,110 41
Oklahoma 51,060 42
Missouri 50,290 43
North Dakota 49,830 44
Mississippi 48,920 45
Kansas 48,850 46
South Dakota 48,850 47
Tennessee 48,510 48
Arkansas 47,270 49
West Virginia 46,930 50
Alabama 46,200 51
Kentucky 46,140 52
Puerto Rico 21,550 53

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