The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Acute Care skills is $29.57.
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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. Registered respiratory therapist perform all diagnostic and respiratory care for acute and chronically ill pulmonary patients. This will include spirometry, pulse oximetry, exhaled gas monitoring, inhaled medication, and chest physiotherapy, as well weaning parameters. Registered respiratory therapist manage the patient’s airways through sucti…Read more
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Popular Skills for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
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Skills in Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Emergency Room (ER), Emergency/Trauma and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
An entry-level Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.53 based on 34 salaries. An early career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.66 based on 315 salaries. A mid-career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.37 based on 338 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.58 based on 317 salaries.
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Employees with Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 31.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (14.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Orleans, Louisiana (7.0% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.9% less).
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