With about four in five of Directors of Respiratory in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Respiratory is $81K annually and can range from $55K on the lower end to $109K per year near the higher end. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Directors of Respiratory enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Directors of Respiratory who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$58,476 - $109,400
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MEDIAN: $81,195
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$0.00 - $12,164  
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$54,628 - $109,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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$46.50  
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$0.00 - $12,164  
   
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$54,628 - $109,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Director, Respiratory

Respiratory directors are responsible for directing respiratory services for their organizations, including managing a group of medical specialists and providing leadership to coordinate and motivate respiratory personnel. These directors must participate in training sessions for new respiratory techniques and technology, and typically work in a medical setting with other professionals to provide quality care and service for respiratory patients.

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Director, Respiratory Tasks

  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the respiratory services program.
  • Assure services are in compliance with professional and clinical competency standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.

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Directors of Respiratory' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Respiratory Services Director. Median pay for Respiratory Services Directors is $79K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Respiratory

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $71K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $71K. Directors of Respiratory see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $84K on average.

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Key Stats for Director, Respiratory

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
051
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
51%
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Experience Affects Director, Respiratory Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Director, Respiratory Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Budget Management
up arrow 7%

Critical Care
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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