According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average respiratory therapist salary ranges between $26 and $27 per hour, or about $56,000 per year, depending on experience, training, specialization and employment location. Some respiratory therapist employment opportunities offer more pay if the candidate possesses higher levels of training and/or experience.
Med Travelers offers a broad range of certified respiratory therapist jobs and registered respiratory therapist jobs at competitive salary levels, as well as a full suite of benefits that includes free housing, partial expense compensation, and a range of bonus opportunities. Our recruiters will help you acquire any state licenses you need for your assignments; you also get free liability insurance, and comprehensive health insurance.
All salary estimates are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm. Retrieved Nov. 20, 2012.