How much does a Certified Respiratory Therapist make in the United States? The average Certified Respiratory Therapist salary in the United States is $67,145 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $59,813 and $73,465. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Job Description for Certified Respiratory Therapist
Certified Respiratory Therapist assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Being a Certified Respiratory Therapist also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Requires an associate degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). Additionally, Certified Respiratory Therapist may be expected to maintain a CPR certification. Typically reports to a manager. Certified Respiratory Therapist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Certified Respiratory Therapist do?
Certified Respiratory Therapist in New Suffolk, NY
Therapists also provide complex therapy requiring considerable independent judgment, such as caring for patients on life support in intensive-care units of hospitals.
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The RRT is considered an advanced respiratory therapist, a CRT an entry level.
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In order to become certified, the RT must graduate from an accredited educational program.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Certified Respiratory Therapist in the United States. The base salary for Certified Respiratory Therapist ranges from $59,813 to $73,465 with the average base salary of $67,145. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $60,605 to $73,580 with the average total cash compensation of $67,258.