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Respiratory Therapist - Home Care in the United States

How much does a Respiratory Therapist - Home Care earn in the United States? The average Respiratory Therapist - Home Care salary in the United States is $55,686 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,983 and $59,603. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Works in a home care environment and 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. Treats patients with pressure breathing, mechanical ventilation, positive pressure breathing, humidity/medicated aerosol therapy, medical gas administration, pulmonary drainage procedures, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Operates oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist equipment. Requires an associates degree. Requires a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).Typically reports to a manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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