The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $33.00.
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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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Skills in Critical Care, Emergency Room (ER), Acute Care and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
A mid-career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.97 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.65 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Pensacola, Florida (15.6% less), Tampa, Florida (10.8% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (9.3% less).
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