Career Outlook for Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Also known as:  Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician, CRTT, Oxygen Therapy Technician, Respiratory Therapy Technician
The overall job outlook for Respiratory Therapy Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 43.90 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 7.32 percent per year. Demand for Respiratory Therapy Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 2,830 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.61 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Respiratory Therapy Technicians in the following states
Texas 1,250
Florida 1,170
California 830
Pennsylvania 710
Illinois 600
Georgia 530
Puerto Rico 480
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Rhode Island 30
Montana 40
New Hampshire 40
Vermont 40
Maine 50
Idaho 60
Connecticut 60