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Respiratory Therapist Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$54,522 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist is $54,522 a year and $26 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Respiratory Therapist is between $39,492 and $67,004. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Respiratory Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Respiratory Therapist Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Respiratory Therapist- Travel Contract
Jan 3
Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA
Soliant Health
Spend 13 Weeks Exploring Beautiful Arkansas A new Registered Respiratory Therapist travel position has recently become available at a top-rated healthcare facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas. We would ...
Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service - Pocahontas
Dec 19
Pocahontas, United States
Rotech Healthcare Inc
Let us be Your Road to Success We are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support ...
Respiratory Therapist
Dec 18
Lowell, United States
Apria Healthcare
Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ...
Travel Respiratory Therapist Opening
Nov 15
Chandler, Arkansas, USA
Soliant Health
An opportunity job has just opened in Chandler, AZ for an RRT/CRT . This position is a travel assignment that will last a 13-week period with the possibility of extension. This facility prefers an ...
Dec 1
Fort Smith, United States
Baptist Health
Previous clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist. CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, BONDING: Certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care or be eligible for certification. Licensure by the ...