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How much do respiratory therapists make?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that respiratory therapists make a mean annual income of $62,810 as of May 2020, which is approximately $30.05 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of respiratory therapists earned less than $43,750, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $83,520.
How to find respiratory therapist jobs
82% of respiratory therapists work in hospitals. To find respiratory therapists jobs, search your local hospital's job listings or view HealthJob's respiratory therapist job board.
How much do respiratory therapists earn in each state?
The table below compares respiratory therapist salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of respiratory therapists in each state as well as the number of respiratory therapists per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.