Respiratory Therapist salary

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What is the average salary for a Respiratory Therapist?

The average salary of a Respiratory Therapist is $27.8. Salaries start from $19.8 and go up to $36.9. 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 $36.9
Starting ($19.76)
Junior ($22.97)
Experienced ($27.06)
Senior ($32.4)
Highest ($36.9)
Highest

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

$36.9
Senior

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

$32.4
Experienced

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

$27.1
Junior

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

$23.0
Starting

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

$19.8

Historical salary

Respiratory Therapist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
California 36.5 1
New Jersey 33.5 2
Nevada 33.3 3
Alaska 33.1 4
Massachusetts 32.5 5
Connecticut 32.1 6
Hawaii 31.8 7
Delaware 31.5 8
New York 31.5 9
Washington 31.3 10
Maryland 30.5 11
District of Columbia 30.4 12
Minnesota 29.8 13
New Hampshire 29.8 14
Oregon 29.4 15
Rhode Island 28.9 16
Vermont 28.0 17
United States 27.8 18
Colorado 27.6 19
Wisconsin 27.2 20
Virginia 27.2 21
Pennsylvania 27.0 22
Utah 27.0 23
Illinois 26.6 24
Maine 26.5 25
Texas 26.5 26
Wyoming 26.3 27
Idaho 26.3 28
Florida 25.7 29
New Mexico 25.7 30
Michigan 25.5 31
North Carolina 25.4 32
Ohio 25.3 33
Arizona 25.2 34
Georgia 25.0 35
Louisiana 25.0 36
Indiana 25.0 37
Nebraska 24.9 38
Montana 24.9 39
South Carolina 24.8 40
Iowa 24.6 41
Oklahoma 24.6 42
Missouri 24.2 43
North Dakota 24.0 44
Mississippi 23.5 45
Kansas 23.5 46
South Dakota 23.5 47
Tennessee 23.3 48
Arkansas 22.7 49
West Virginia 22.6 50
Alabama 22.2 51
Kentucky 22.2 52
Puerto Rico 10.4 53

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