Director, Respiratory Salary

Over four-fifths of Directors of Respiratory in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $56K to $109K per year, but median earnings come to around $78K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took 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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$0$25$50$75
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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Directors of Respiratory who transition into an upper level Respiratory Services Director position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Respiratory Services Director makes $78K a year.

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Survey takers who work as Directors of Respiratory report a focused set of job skills. Critical Care and Budget Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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.


For Directors of Respiratory, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $73K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $73K. Directors of Respiratory claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $76K. 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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