The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) skills in Dallas, Texas is $24.22.
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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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Skills that pay less than market rate include Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU), Emergency Room (ER), Critical Care, Acute Care and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
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Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (12.9% less), Ann Arbor, Michigan (9.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.5% less).
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