Respiratory Therapists

(NOC 3214)
+14.58%
 

What do Respiratory Therapists do?

Respiratory therapists perform diagnostic tests, X-rays, and treatments.

How to become: Respiratory Therapists

To be a medical technologist or technician, you must have a high school diploma and specialized training. You usually need a college program or a bachelor's degree and supervised practical or clinical training. All medical radiation technologists require a bahelor's degree as of January 1, 2005. You may need registration or certification within a professional association. You may need a licence in the province/territory where you'll work. Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Respiratory Therapists

Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Diploma; Advanced
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University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Bachelor
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NAIT
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Diploma
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Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia, US

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Bachelor
Respiratory Therapy - RRT to BSRT Bachelor; Online
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Modified on April 07, 2022

How much do Respiratory Therapists make?

Low:
$49,005
Average:
$74,880
High:
$97,760

Job openings for Respiratory Therapists

Job Seekers:
18,800
Job Openings:
19,300