The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Care Practitioner with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) skills is $29.81.
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Job Description for Respiratory Care Practitioner
Respiratory care practitioners generally work with medical firms, such as doctors' offices and the intensive care units (ICU) or emergency rooms (ER) of hospitals, but may also provide at-home services for clientele of all ages. These practitioners usually work during traditional weekly business hours, as well as occasional weekends depending on the employer. They report directly to the Director of Critical Care in their medical department and work with numerous patients with a variety of respir…Read more
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Popular Skills for Respiratory Care Practitioner
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Skills in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency Room (ER) and Critical Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Respiratory Care Practitioner
An entry-level Respiratory Care Practitioner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.33 based on 9 salaries. An early career Respiratory Care Practitioner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.12 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Respiratory Care Practitioner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.97 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Respiratory Care Practitioner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.15 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
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