Mid-Career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Houston, Texas Salary

A Mid-Career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $27.36 per hour.

$49,843 - $68,261
$52K
MEDIAN: $51,699
50%

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$24.41 - $30.99
$24
$28
$31
MEDIAN: $27.88
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$0$68K
Salary $51,699
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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$49,832 - $68,091
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $24.41 - $30.99
Overtime $39.00
Annual Data $0$68K
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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$49,832 - $68,091
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
91%
10-19 years
9%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Acute Care
▼2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼10%

Critical Care
▼11%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 7%