Average Respiratory Therapist with Emergency Room (ER) Skills Salary in Orlando, Florida

$61,000
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The average salary for a Respiratory Therapist with Emergency Room (ER) skills in Orlando, Florida is $61,000.
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$56k - $75k
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$52k - $84k

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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)
Respiratory Care Practitioner
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Respiratory Therapist

Skills in Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education and Acute Care.
Employees with Respiratory Therapist in their job title in San Antonio, Texas earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.5% more) and Houston, Texas (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.0% less), Tampa, Florida (8.2% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.4% less).