Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary

A Respiratory Therapy Technician earns an average wage of $17.27 per hour.

$10.68 - $20.31
$11
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $10.68 - $20.31
Overtime $19.83
Annual Data $0$48K
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$22,727 - $48,322
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapy Technician

Respiratory therapy technicians generally work in medical sleep laboratories which attempt to correct sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. These technicians usually work under the supervision of a respiratory therapist and are present during various stages of sleep therapy, such as testing, therapy, and treatments to help therapists solve problems and diagnose disorders.

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Respiratory Therapy Technician Tasks

  • 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
  • Monitor patients during treatment and report any unusual reactions to the respiratory therapist
  • Under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians, provide specific respiratory care procedures

Respiratory Therapy Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Respiratory Therapy Technician

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Entry-Level
▲9%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 17%
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