How much does a Registered Respiratory Therapist make in Louisiana? The average Registered Respiratory Therapist salary in Louisiana is $65,509 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $59,527 and $71,220. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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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)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $62,462 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $67,337 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $60,038 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $63,580 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $60,038 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $66,577 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $63,033 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $60,585 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $67,738 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $63,033 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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