How much does a Registered Respiratory Therapist make in the United States? The average Registered Respiratory Therapist salary in the United States is $68,628 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $62,361 and $74,614. 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 Registered Respiratory Therapist
Registered 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 Registered Respiratory Therapist also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Administers treatment prescribed by a physician for the care of patients with abnormalities associated with the process of breathing. Additionally, Registered Respiratory Therapist assumes primary responsibility for respiratory care treatments, including oversight of respiratory therapy technicians. Requires an associate degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Requires applicable state license. Registered Respiratory Therapist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Registered Respiratory Therapist do?
Registered Respiratory Therapist in Afton, WY
Promote a cooperative and congenial work environment.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist in Albany, GA
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist in Albuquerque, NM
Attends professional meetings and maintains credentials and/or licensure.
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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 Registered Respiratory Therapist in the United States. The base salary for Registered Respiratory Therapist ranges from $62,361 to $74,614 with the average base salary of $68,628. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $62,440 to $74,728 with the average total cash compensation of $68,674.