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Respiratory Therapist Salary
in Texarkana, Arkansas

$56,905 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$780

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Respiratory Therapist is $56,905 a year and $27 an hour in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Respiratory Therapist is between $41,218 and $69,932. 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 Texarkana, Arkansas.

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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.
Respiratory Therapist Job Prevalence in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States

Job family: Respiratory Therapists

Job family population: 128,250

Estimated population of Respiratory Therapist jobs: 119,158

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,969
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Texarkana, Arkansas

Texarkana Cost of Living Score:

Description: Texarkana is a city in Arkansas and the county seat of Miller County. The city is located across the state line from its twin city, Texarkana, Texas. The city was founded at a railroad intersection on December 8, 1873, and was incorporated in Arkansas on August 10, 1880. Texarkana (together with its Texas counterpart) is the principal city of the Texarkana metropolitan area, which is ranked 274th in terms of population in the United States with 150,098 in 2016 according to the United States Census Bureau. Located within the Ark-La-Tex subregion of Southwest Arkansas, Texarkana is located in the Piney Woods, a oak...

Respiratory Therapist Job Listings for Texarkana, Arkansas

Travel Physical Therapist/PT, 8H Days 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jun 2
Texarkana, AR, USA
Triage Staffing LLC.
Travel Physical Therapist/PT Texarkana, AR Location: Texarkana, AR Start Date: 6/18/2019 Shift Details: 8H Days ( 7:00 AM-3:00 PM ) 40 hours per week Length: 13 weeks Apply for specific facility ...
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