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Medical Respiratory Therapist Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$74,633 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,022

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Respiratory Therapist is $74,633 a year and $36 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Respiratory Therapist is between $54,059 and $91,718. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Respiratory Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Gives respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with cardiopulmonary system deficiencies and abnormalities, under supervision of physician.
  • Reads prescription, measures arterial blood gases, and checks patient information to assess patient condition and determine requirements for treatment, such as type and duration of therapy, and medication and dosages.
  • Renders aerosol medications and treatments to patients for inhalation, and positions patients to assist in breathing and prevent lung obstruction.
  • Determines most suitable method of administering inhalants, precautions to be observed, and modifications that may be needed, which will be compatible with physician's orders.
Medical Respiratory Therapist Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Respiratory Therapists

Job family population: 128,250

Estimated population of Medical Respiratory Therapist jobs: 119,158

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$86,520
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Medical Respiratory Therapist Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Travel Respiratory Therapist
May 17
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Titan Medical
Respiratory Therapist * Start Date: 6/3/2019 * Shift: Rotate * Length: 13 weeks Health care ... We offer our clients the best in traveling medical professionals. The only way we can attract and ...
Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Therapy FT Evening 3P-11P e/o weekend
May 2
Livingston, United States
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Registered Respiratory Therapist by NBRC. * BLS Certification Required. (American Heart Association ... Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of ...
Respiratory Therapist - RT
May 8
Long Island City, United States
Apria Healthcare
Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment ... Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required * Certificates, Licenses ...
Respiratory Therapist - RT
Mar 14
Voorhees Township, New Jersey, USA
Symbria
Overview Symbria is seeking a Respiratory Therapist (RT) to join our Rehab team at Lions Gate, a ... Employee Assistance Program * Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life ...
Respiratory Therapist
Apr 9
Roselle, United States
Apria Healthcare
Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment ... Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required * Certificates, Licenses ...
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