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Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT - Respiratory

Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Respiratory Therapist Job in Reston, VA
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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Immediate and Future Travel / Local Contracts and Per Diem Availability - Start Date: ASAP
Junior Level
21d ago
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4.3

Respiratory Therapist Travel Allied Job in Falls Church, Virginia

Stability Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Falls Church, VA
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Requirements

Job Details Weekly Pay: $2,972.00 per week Location: Falls Church,VAShift Schedule: NightsAssignment Duration: 13WeeksWeekly Hours: 36Hours
Agency Benefits
Day 1 Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision), Flexible Housing Options, Guaranteed Stipend: Facility Cancelled Shifts, JACHO Certified, Prestigious Facilities, PTO Program, Weekly Pay, Paid Compliance Cost, Referral Bonuses, Extra Shift Bonuses, 401(k) Plan
Junior Level
Offers Benefits
New
6d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Gaithersburg, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.2

NICU/PICU Respiratory Therapist Job in Falls Church, VA

Soliant
Respiratory Therapist Job in Falls Church, VA
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Are you a NICU/PICU Respiratory Therapist looking for your next assignment?
Junior Level
9d ago
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4.2

Respiratory Therapist

Valley Health
Respiratory Therapist Job in Front Royal, VA
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Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services.
Junior Level
Offers Benefits
17d ago
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4.4

Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT) - Nebraska

Regional West Medical Center
Respiratory Therapist Job in Washington, DC
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Regional West Health Services is an independent, integrated health care delivery system based in Scottsbluff, Nebraska that is seeking a talented Respiratory Therapist. As an RWHS Respiratory Therapist, you will:
Junior Level
Bachelors Required
40d ago
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Respiratory Therapist

Cadia Healthcare Hyattsville
Respiratory Therapist Job in Hyattsville, MD
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Cadia rewards it s employees for their hard work and dedication to providing the best care possible, with a wide-range of benefits and perks to show we care.
Full Time
Part Time
Junior Level
Offers Benefits
Bachelors Required
55d ago
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4.7

Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT - Respiratory

Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Respiratory Therapist Job in Winchester, VA
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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Immediate and Future Travel / Local Contracts and Per Diem Availability - Start Date: ASAP
Junior Level
21d ago
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4.3

Respiratory Therapist Travel Allied Job in Winchester, Virginia

Stability Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Winchester, VA
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Requirements

Job Details Weekly Pay: $2,237.00 per week Location: Winchester,VAShift Schedule: NightsAssignment Duration: 13WeeksWeekly Hours: 36Hours
Agency Benefits
Day 1 Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision), Flexible Housing Options, Guaranteed Stipend: Facility Cancelled Shifts, JACHO Certified, Prestigious Facilities, PTO Program, Weekly Pay, Paid Compliance Cost, Referral Bonuses, Extra Shift Bonuses, 401(k) Plan
Junior Level
Offers Benefits
New
7d ago
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4.5

Registered Respiratory Therapist (Full Time - Overnight Shift)

Howard University Hospital
Respiratory Therapist Job in Washington, DC
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Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Registered Respiratory Therapist who will embrace our rich and historic tradition of excellence. Two years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist after graduation. Possess certification as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Junior Level
Associate Required
37d ago
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3.4

Respiratory Therapist - RT

Lorien Health Services
Respiratory Therapist Job in Columbia, MD
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Lorien Columbia has been in the heart of Howard County, MD since 1977 and is the first of 9 Lorien facilities.
Mid Level
Offers Benefits
New
3d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Alexandria, VA
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.7

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - Travel Contract

Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Respiratory Therapist Job in Dulles Town Center, VA
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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Immediate and Future Travel / Local Contracts : Start Date: ASAP Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - Travel Contract / Travel Contract
Junior Level
60d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Gaithersburg, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Rockville, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Rockville, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.3

Respiratory Therapist Travel Allied Job in Falls Church, Virginia

Stability Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Falls Church, VA
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Location: Falls Church,VA
Junior Level
Offers Benefits
New
4d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Rockville, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Gaithersburg, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
11d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Rockville, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
11d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Gaithersburg, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.7

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - Travel Contract

Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Respiratory Therapist Job in Clinton, MD
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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Immediate and Future Travel / Local Contracts : Start Date: ASAP Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - Travel Contract / Travel Contract
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in College Park, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in College Park, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Frederick, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Frederick, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,370/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Laurel, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
30d ago
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4.5

Travel Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Nationwide) - Make up to $4,463/week

Aya Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Laurel, MD
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At Aya, we focus on individualized, long-term career planning for our travelers. Plus, with thousands of assignments across the country, Aya gets you the front-of-the-line access you want at exclusive hospitals.
Junior Level
New
4d ago
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4.3

Respiratory Therapist Travel Allied Job in Winchester, Virginia

Stability Healthcare
Respiratory Therapist Job in Winchester, VA
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Job Details
  • Weekly Pay: $2,237.00 per week
  • Location: Winchester,VA
  • Shift Schedule: Nights
  • Assignment Duration: 13 Weeks
  • Weekly Hours: 36 Hours

Agency Benefits
Day 1 Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision), Flexible Housing Options, Guaranteed Stipend: Facility Cancelled Shifts, JACHO Certified, Prestigious Facilities, PTO Program, Weekly Pay, Paid Compliance Cost, Referral Bonuses, Extra Shift Bonuses, 401(k) Plan
Junior Level
Offers Benefits
17d ago
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Average Salary For a Respiratory Therapist

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Respiratory Therapist is $54,352 per year or $26 per hour. The highest paying Respiratory Therapist jobs have a salary over $81,000 per year while the lowest paying Respiratory Therapist jobs pay $36,000 per year

Average Respiratory Therapist Salary
$54,000 yearly
$26 hourly
Updated June 28, 2022
$36,000
10 %
$54,000
Median
$81,000
90 %

5 Common Career Paths For a Respiratory Therapist

Registered Nurse

The primary responsibilities of a registered nurse involve caring for a variety of patients, from ill and injured to those who are healthy and wanting to stay that way. Nurses have different specialization and work with particular patients, such as newborn babies or those who are suffering from particular medical conditions. They work on different settings which includes hospital, outpatient facility, rehabilitation center, nursing home, dialysis center, home healthcare agency, and other offices. They can administer medications, wound care, and other aids or treatment plan. They also conduct medical tests, interpret the results, and monitor patients' recovery and progress.

Staff Therapist

A staff therapist is someone who assists in the treatment of patients using electrical stimulation, exercise, and other means of electrotherapy to regain their bodily functions. The core skills that a staff therapist should possess to accomplish their responsibilities include a keen eye for details and excellent mathematical and problem-solving skills. The job's education requirements include completing a physical therapy program and possessing a bachelor's degree in medical technician, physical work, occupational therapy, or a related field.

Therapist

A therapist is responsible for improving the patients' health conditions by evaluating their needs and providing physical and mental support. Therapists are licensed, medical professionals who specialize in different areas to perform treatments and bring relief to patients. Some of their duties include diagnosing patient's problems, performing counseling services, monitoring medication progress, customizing therapy activities for pain management, and consulting other health professionals as needed. Therapists must have extensive knowledge with the medical industry to detect patients' conditions easily and provide effective medications.

Staff Nurse

Staff nurses are registered nurses who are usually assigned to work in a care home, a company, or in a clinical setting. They advise the physical assessments of patients, employees, and residents. They also handle the checking of vital signs, providing basic medical procedures, giving first aid, and, if possible, providing over the counter medication. Staff nurses provide medical attention to the people in their place of assignment. They help pave the path to their patients' full recovery. Staff nurses are expected to be patient and have good interpersonal skills.

Respiratory Care Practitioner

A Respiratory Care Practitioner assesses and treats patients with pulmonary diseases. They diagnose lung and breathing disorders and recommend treatment methods.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist Jobs FAQs

Can a respiratory therapist make 100k?

Yes, you can make $100,000 per year as a respiratory therapist. While possible, it is unlikely to earn over $100k as a respiratory therapist because even higher-paid positions do not typically earn more than $81,000 per year. The average annual salary for a respiratory therapist is $54,352. For example, respiratory therapists in District of Columbia whose salaries are in the 90th percentile earn an average salary of $101,000.

How much does a respiratory therapist start out making?

A respiratory therapist starts out making $58,000 a year. Respiratory therapists can expect to make anywhere between $50,000-$60,000 a year, depending on the state in which they are practicing.

Is respiratory therapist a hard job?

Yes, respiratory therapist is a hard job. Respiratory therapists do not have the same responsibilities as a standard nurse practitioner, though this isn't to say that the job is easy. To become a respiratory therapist, you will need a minimum of two years of med school to attain an associate's degree.

Is respiratory therapy a dying field?

No, respiratory therapy is not a dying field. Respiratory therapy has been considered a dying career line for the past few years, but with the massive impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the entirety of the world, the demand for respiratory therapists has risen significantly.

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