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.

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