How much does a Respiratory Therapist - Home Care make in Louisiana? The average Respiratory Therapist - Home Care salary in Louisiana is $54,300 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $50,683 and $58,117. 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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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 Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $51,774 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $55,815 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $49,765 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $52,701 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $49,765 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $55,186 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $52,248 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $50,219 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $56,147 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $52,248 Date Updated February 26, 2020
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