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The average respiratory care practitioner salary in Alabama, United States is $53,064 or an hourly rate of $26. This is 7% lower (-$4,206) than the average respiratory care practitioner salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $700.
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An entry level respiratory care practitioner (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $43,770. On the other end, a senior level respiratory care practitioner (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $62,668.

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Job Description
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

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