Respiratory Care Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Respiratory Care Technician is $18.00 per hour.
Respiratory Care Technician Salary (?
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$10.17 - $25.00
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $25.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,084 - $53,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Respiratory Care Technician

  • Monitor patients during treatment and report any unusual reactions to the respiratory therapist.
  • Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms.
  • Set ventilators and various oxygen device equipment controls to regulate the flow of oxygen, gases, mists or aerosols.
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients.
  • Under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians, provide specific respiratory care procedures.

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Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 38%