Average Respiratory Therapist with Acute Care Skills Hourly Pay in Salt Lake City, Utah

$24.50
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Acute Care skills in Salt Lake City, Utah is $24.50.
25%
$22.05
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$24.50
50%
$28.63
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75%
MEDIAN $24.50
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $29
Total Pay
$47,166 - $62,015

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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist 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

Career Paths

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Respiratory Therapist
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
Respiratory Care Practitioner
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Emergency Room (ER), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Critical Care.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (24.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.9% more).