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Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$18.59 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -4.5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT)
Life Support Technician
Oxygen Equipment Technician

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