The average rate for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is C$30.73 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$25,760 - C$72,637
C$26K
C$55K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$55,282
10%
50%
90%
C$23.03 - C$42.59
C$23
C$31
C$43
MEDIAN: C$30.92
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$87K
Salary C$25,760 - C$72,637
Bonus C$3,700
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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C$46,219 - C$87,224
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$89
Hourly Rate C$23.03 - C$42.59
Overtime C$1.51 - C$89.89
Annual Data C$0C$87K
Bonus C$3,700
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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C$46,219 - C$87,224
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

Job Description for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

A registered respiratory therapist is responsible for delivering competent, skilled care to patients and their loved ones based on the patients' needs.

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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Tasks

  • Inspect, clean, and test respiratory therapy equipment
  • Determine requirements for treatment; type, method and duration of therapy based on physicians' orders
  • Set up and operate mechanical and therapeutic devices following specified parameters of treatment
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy; vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur
  • Maintain patient charts with therapy information

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Pay By Employer

$0$75K

HCA, Inc.
22 profiles
$60,053

Banner Health
16 profiles
$51,832

Mercy Hospital
14 profiles
$44,624

$59,534

$56,288

CHS, Inc.
10 profiles
$52,538

Lincare Inc.
7 profiles
$45,633

$54,176

$54,000

$58,000

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 8 salaries. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲15%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$63,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 31%