The average hourly pay for an Experienced Respiratory Therapist with Critical Care skills in Orlando, Florida is $28.83.
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Job Description for Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory therapists, or RTs, work with people who are experiencing issues with breathing and, often, cardiopulmonary issues. In many cases, their patients include premature infants born without fully developed lungs, as well as children and adults who suffer from problems such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Generally, a respiratory therapist meets with a patient and examines them; after discussing the results of the exam with a physician, they th…Read more
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Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (4.0% more) and Houston, Texas (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Orleans, Louisiana (8.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.1% less).
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