Respiratory Therapist - Home Care Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Respiratory Therapist - Home Care make in District of Columbia? The average Respiratory Therapist - Home Care salary in District of Columbia is $62,938 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $58,749 and $67,370. 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.

25% $58,749 10% $54,936 90% $71,405 75% $67,370 $62,938 50%(Median)
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Respiratory Therapist - Home Care works in a home care environment and 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 Respiratory Therapist - Home Care treats patients with pressure breathing, mechanical ventilation, positive pressure breathing, humidity/medicated aerosol therapy, medical gas administration, pulmonary drainage procedures, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Additionally, Respiratory Therapist - Home Care operates oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist equipment. Requires a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Respiratory Therapist - Home Care'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 Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $62,621 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $62,621 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $62,621 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $62,621 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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