Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory therapists work with patients who have respiratory or cardiopulmonary disorders. They perform physical examinations and diagnostic exams with physicians. They might perform EKGs, conduct breathing treatments, or set up and monitor medical equipment such as ventilators, nebulizers, and respirators.

WAGE RANGE

$43K - 74K

PROJECTED GROWTH

30%

ANNUAL OPENINGS

140

Education

  • Associate Degree: Program completion within 6-7 semesters

Education

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