Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Denver, Colorado Salary

How much does a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) make in Denver, CO? In Denver, a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) earns an average of $28.01 per hour. This is 10% higher than the national average for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) which is $25.34 per hour. Wages for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Denver range from $22.92 per hour to $35.00 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Denver ranges from $48,702 to $72,079 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Denver, women make up the majority of the workforce (67 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$22.92 - $35.00
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$28
$35
MEDIAN: $28.01
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Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $22.92 - $35.00
Overtime $39.07
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $1,320
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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$48,702 - $72,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$58,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
▲13%

Pediatrics
▲9%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲4%

Critical Care
▼0%

Emergency/Trauma
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Acute Care
▼7%

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
▼7%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 15%