How much does a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Houston,
TX make? The median annual Registered Respiratory Therapist salary in Houston,
TX is $65,112, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between
$59,168-$70,794 not including bonus and benefit information
and other factors that impact base pay. However, the salary for someone with the title Registered Respiratory Therapist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry,
company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title
Registered Respiratory Therapist in Houston, TX.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Registered Respiratory Therapist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Registered Respiratory Therapist in the United States is $65,112 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Registered Respiratory Therapist in the United States are expected to make less than $65,112.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Registered Respiratory Therapist in Houston, TX that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Registered Respiratory Therapist in Houston are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Administers treatment prescribed by a physician for the care of patients with abnormalities associated with the process of breathing. Assumes primary responsibility for respiratory care treatments, including oversight of respiratory therapy technicians. Requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Requires applicable state license. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description