Respiratory therapists are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Respiratory therapists was $61,931 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Respiratory therapists by wage are Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Logisticians, and Editors.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Respiratory therapists are Rancho Cucamonga City PUMA, CA, Easley & Clemson Cities PUMA, SC, and Oklahoma City (West) PUMA, OK. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Respiratory therapists are Campbell, Claiborne, Scott, Morgan & Hancock Counties PUMA, TN, Huntington City PUMA, WV, and Colton, Loma Linda & Grand Terrace Cities PUMA, CA.