Average Respiratory Therapist Hourly Pay in El Paso, Texas

$24.27
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist in El Paso, Texas is $24.27.
25%
$20.96
25%
$24.27
50%
$25.43
75%
75%
MEDIAN $24.27
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $25
Total Pay
$42,352 - $58,079

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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 Critical Care and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 29.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (25.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.6% more).