Average Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Skills Hourly Pay in San Antonio, Texas

$25.00
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The average hourly pay for a Respiratory Therapist with Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) skills in San Antonio, Texas is $25.00.
25%
$21.62
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$25.00
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$30.21
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MEDIAN $25.00
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $30
Total Pay
$45,760 - $80,416

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Critical Care.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (14.8% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Temple, Texas (21.2% less).