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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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 View full job description

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Skills associated with Certified Respiratory Therapist: Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Administer Therapeutic Treatments, Medical Specialty: Pulmonary, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ...More

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