Respiratory Therapist salary in the United States

Average salary
$64,500/yr
Based on 19,065 income tax records
$27,500
$118,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
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$54K
 
$61K
 
$66K
 
$69K
 
$67K
$27,500
$118,500
How much do Respiratory Therapists make?
The average total salary for a Respiratory Therapist is $64,500 per year. This is based on data from 19,065 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Respiratory Therapist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Respiratory Therapist salary can vary between $27,500 to $118,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Respiratory Therapist salary by location

Respiratory Therapist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Permanente Medicine, San Diego County, CA
12 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$71K – $145K
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Dignity Health, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$75K – $133K
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University Of California, Sacramento County, CA
20 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$54K – $143K
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Sutter Valley Hospitals, Sacramento County, CA
23 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$56K – $129K
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Indiana University Health, Hamilton County, IN
10 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$65K – $108K
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Sacramento County, CA
15 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$71K – $145K
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Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$54K – $107K
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Wellstar Health System, Cobb County, GA
11 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$46K – $106K
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Memorial Hermann, Montgomery County, TX
12 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$27K – $114K
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Harris Health System, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$52K – $131K
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Adventist Health, Orange County, FL
34 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$32K – $148K
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Baptist Health South Florida, Miami-Dade County, FL
11 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$50K – $135K
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Chc Payroll Agent Parallon E, Clark County, NV
34 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$26K – $112K
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Renown Health, Washoe County, NV
18 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$58K – $101K
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Community Care Health, Fresno County, CA
22 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$66K – $112K
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Texas Health Resources, Tarrant County, TX
36 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$48K – $116K
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Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas County, TX
14 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$59K – $132K
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Cook Children's Medical Center, Tarrant County, TX
12 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$49K – $94K
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Children's Health, Dallas County, TX
17 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$50K – $112K
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Seattle Children's Hospital, King County, WA
31 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$47K – $113K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
38 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$47K – $117K
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Asante, Jackson County, OR
16 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$48K – $95K
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Rady Childrens Hospital, San Diego County, CA
18 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$40K – $108K
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Grossmont Hospital, San Diego County, CA
13 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$36K – $106K
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Hackensack Meridian Health, Monmouth County, NJ
10 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$58K – $87K
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Kettering Health, Montgomery County, OH
18 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$44K – $108K
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University Medical Center, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$56K – $99K
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Loma Linda Univ Medical Center, San Bernardino County, CA
12 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$58K – $90K
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore County, MD
10 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$61K – $94K
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Valley Health System, Clark County, NV
34 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$45K – $108K
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Inova, Fairfax County, VA
22 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$41K – $114K
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Scripps Health, San Diego County, CA
30 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$46K – $92K
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INTEGRIS, Oklahoma County, OK
21 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$31K – $109K
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Lee Health, Lee County, FL
46 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$49K – $100K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego County, CA
27 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$21K – $95K
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Phoenix Children's Hospital, Maricopa County, AZ
28 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$34K – $85K
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MaineHealth, Cumberland County, ME
28 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$33K – $90K
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Franklin County, OH
21 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$54K – $88K
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Mental Health Systems, Pierce County, WA
22 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$44K – $105K
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Providence, Spokane County, WA
28 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$27K – $99K
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OhioHealth, Franklin County, OH
29 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$34K – $87K
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PeaceHealth, Lane County, OR
21 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$40K – $78K
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BayCare Health System, Pinellas County, FL
34 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$38K – $100K
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University Of Florida Health, Alachua County, FL
28 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$45K – $94K
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Baptist Health, Duval County, FL
21 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$35K – $91K
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Baptist Health System, Bexar County, TX
25 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$29K – $83K
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Orlando Health, Orange County, FL
30 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$22K – $85K
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Highmark, Allegheny County, PA
22 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$31K – $93K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
38 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$34K – $74K
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UPMC, Allegheny County, PA
43 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$35K – $88K

Respiratory Therapist demographics in United States

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50% are single
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50% are married
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48% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Respiratory Therapists in United States

19,065 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a respiratory therapist in the United States is $64,500 per year. Respiratory therapist salaries in the United States can vary between $27,500 to $118,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 19,065 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: Permanente Medicine ($106,500 a year), Dignity Health ($104,500 a year), and University of California ($99,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for respiratory therapists in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($109,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($103,500 a year), and Modesto Metro Area, CA ($91,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.