A Respiratory Therapy Technician earns an average wage of $20.31 per hour.
Respiratory Therapy Technician Total Pay (?
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$24,442 - $61,042
(Median)
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50K
61K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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Respiratory Therapy Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.75 - $28.28
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,442 - $61,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$25,156 - $61,084  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $28.28  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
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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$25,156 - $61,084  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Job Description for Respiratory Therapy 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.

Experience Affects Respiratory Therapy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%
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