Director, Respiratory Salary

The majority of Directors of Respiratory in the United States — over four-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $56K to $109K per year, and the median is $78K annually. Most Directors of Respiratory like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$56,735 - $108,063
(Median)
$57K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,528
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$25.19 - $43.77
(Median)
$25
$32
$44
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,735 - $108,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$55,582 - $108,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$25.19 - $43.77  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,582 - $108,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Director, Respiratory

  • 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.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the respiratory services program.

Common Career Paths for Director, Respiratory


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For Directors of Respiratory, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Directors of Respiratory earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Respiratory Services Director.

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Directors of Respiratory who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Critical Care and Budget Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Budget Management and Critical Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Respiratory

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


Directors of Respiratory with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $73K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $73K. Directors of Respiratory see a median salary of $76K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Directors of Respiratory who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $80K.

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Experience Affects Director, Respiratory Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Director, Respiratory Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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