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Respiratory Therapist salary in the United States

Average salary
$56,000/yr
Based on 13,271 income tax records
$26,000
$96,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$26,000
$96,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Respiratory Therapist in the United States is $56,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,271 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Respiratory Therapist salaries in the United States can vary between $26,000 to $96,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Respiratory Therapist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
90 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$82K – $110K
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New York Metro Area, NY
169 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$70K – $92K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
120 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$61K – $94K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
185 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$54K – $88K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
131 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$57K – $82K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
117 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$53K – $81K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
171 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$57K – $79K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
85 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$55K – $74K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
110 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$56K – $81K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
214 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$54K – $74K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
102 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$54K – $71K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
97 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$54K – $75K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
193 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$50K – $78K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
90 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$54K – $72K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
363 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$52K – $73K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
51 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$48K – $70K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
312 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$51K – $70K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
186 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$50K – $70K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
51 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$49K – $67K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
162 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$50K – $68K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
70 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$51K – $70K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
168 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$52K – $68K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
207 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$48K – $66K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
68 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$47K – $66K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
187 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$50K – $67K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
129 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$49K – $69K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
118 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$46K – $67K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
73 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$50K – $63K
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Little Rock Metro Area, AR
61 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$50K – $67K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
136 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$49K – $68K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
119 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$46K – $63K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
78 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$47K – $67K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
91 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$46K – $65K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
298 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$47K – $62K
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Dayton Metro Area, OH
60 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$47K – $62K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
126 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$45K – $63K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
126 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$47K – $60K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
109 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $64K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
54 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $62K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
66 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$45K – $62K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
60 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$44K – $65K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
122 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$47K – $60K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
96 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$44K – $59K
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Gainesville Metro Area, FL
53 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$45K – $60K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
186 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$42K – $62K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
122 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$45K – $58K
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Birmingham Metro Area, AL
64 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$39K – $60K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
75 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$43K – $56K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
123 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$43K – $56K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
139 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$43K – $57K

Respiratory Therapist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$82K – $97K
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Sacramento County, CA
11 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$80K – $101K
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Sutter Health, Sacramento County, CA
16 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$82K – $95K
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CHC Payroll, Clark County, NV
25 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$67K – $96K
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University Of California San Diego, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$69K – $82K
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Cook Children's Medical Center, Tarrant County, TX
10 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$69K – $75K
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Scripps Health, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$64K – $78K
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Community Care Health, Fresno County, CA
18 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$55K – $81K
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Rady Childrens Hospital, San Diego County, CA
13 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$66K – $85K
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Renown Health, Washoe County, NV
17 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$63K – $77K
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Asante, Jackson County, OR
11 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$63K – $82K
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Baylor Scott & White Health, Collin County, TX
12 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$66K – $73K
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Memorial Hermann, Harris County, TX
24 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$60K – $75K
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Seattle Children's Hospital, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$64K – $95K
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Memorial Healthcare System, Broward County, FL
13 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$52K – $80K
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore County, MD
11 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$53K – $77K
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New Hanover Regional Medical Center, New Hanover County, NC
10 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$58K – $79K
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Valley Health System, Clark County, NV
26 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$60K – $78K
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Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research, Olmsted County, MN
20 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$58K – $75K
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Grossmont Hospital, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$62K – $71K
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Children's Health, Dallas County, TX
17 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$58K – $77K
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Ascension, Williamson County, TX
17 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$51K – $69K
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Lee Health, Lee County, FL
33 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$54K – $69K
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MaineHealth, Cumberland County, ME
14 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$53K – $68K
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Dignity Health, Maricopa County, AZ
20 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$57K – $70K
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PeaceHealth, Lane County, OR
18 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$57K – $68K
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Kaweah Delta Health Care Dist, Tulare County, CA
11 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$55K – $71K
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Texas Children's Hospital, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$48K – $71K
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Texas Health Resources, Tarrant County, TX
29 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$53K – $66K
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Medical University Of South Carolina, Charleston County, SC
11 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$55K – $66K
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Mental Health Systems, Pierce County, WA
17 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$45K – $66K
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Providence, Spokane County, WA
14 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$51K – $62K
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Baptist Health, Duval County, FL
11 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$38K – $64K
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Phoenix Children's Hospital, Maricopa County, AZ
21 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$52K – $66K
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CHRISTUS Health, Bexar County, TX
12 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$52K – $69K
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OhioHealth, Franklin County, OH
22 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$51K – $62K
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Duke University, Wake County, NC
11 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$54K – $67K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
10 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$49K – $68K
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Indiana University Health, Marion County, IN
18 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$54K – $61K
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Orlando Health, Orange County, FL
23 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$53K – $64K
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American Med Central Delray, Palm Beach County, FL
12 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$40K – $63K
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Ochsner Health, Jefferson County, LA
10 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$46K – $57K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
17 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$49K – $58K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
24 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$43K – $60K
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BayCare Health System, Hillsborough County, FL
27 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$50K – $67K
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HonorHealth, Maricopa County, AZ
23 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$48K – $60K
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University Of Florida Health, Alachua County, FL
28 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$49K – $59K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
24 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$48K – $55K
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BH Management, Maricopa County, AZ
87 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$46K – $57K
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UPMC, Allegheny County, PA
20 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$41K – $51K

Respiratory Therapist demographics in the United States

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53% are single
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47% are married
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51% have kids
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55% own a home

Respiratory Therapist salaries by age

$0
$15,125
$30,250
$45,375
$60,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Respiratory Therapists in the United States

13,271 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a respiratory therapist in the United States is $56,000 per year. Respiratory therapist salaries in the United States can vary between $26,000 to $96,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,271 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as respiratory therapist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for respiratory therapists in the United States: Childrens Hospital Los Angeles ($88,500 a year), Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ($87,500 a year), and Sutter Health ($86,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for respiratory therapists in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($98,500 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($80,000 a year), and Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($78,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.