Salary for Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Also known as:  Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician, CRTT, Oxygen Therapy Technician, Respiratory Therapy Technician

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The work of respiratory therapists involves maintaining detailed patient records of respiratory therapy sessions, following doctor's prescribed treatments, and administering the required respiratory therapy. They may operate and maintain numerous respiratory therapy devices, work with volatile gases, set equipment controls, and work with patients in emergency settings. They may also collect arterial blood gas samples for evaluation. Some college, or preferably an Associate's degree, is required for this occupation.

A Respiratory Therapy Technician will usually earn wages that can range from 32000 to 48000 depending on education and tenure levels. Respiratory Therapy Technicians earn an average wage of Forty Seven Thousand Three Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Respiratory Therapy Technicians can get the best pay in Nevada, where they can earn a compensation of approximately $67990. Employees with these job titles are paid most highly in Wholesale Trade, where they can receive an average salary rate of $46640.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 26.23 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Respiratory Therapy Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Health Care and Social Assistance $46,640
Wholesale Trade $44,840
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $44,730
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $38,230
Retail Trade $36,650
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $36,650
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $38,230
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $44,730
Wholesale Trade $44,840
Health Care and Social Assistance $46,640
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