The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist in San Jose, California is $45.84.
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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 .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (44.0% less), Dallas, Texas (42.9% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (42.6% less).
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