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Respiratory Therapy Technician Salary

A Respiratory Therapy Technician earns an average wage of $19.85 per hour.
$23,922 - $64,341
(Median)
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49K
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MEDIAN: $42,250
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$11.92 - $27.62
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,922 - $64,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$25,598 - $60,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $27.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
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).
)
$25,598 - $60,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
United States (change)

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.

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Experience Affects Respiratory Therapy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 15%