Respiratory Therapy Pay in Indiana – IN
Salary for Respiratory Therapists in Indiana
The average Indiana respiratory therapist salary is $55,000. The following figures are updated as of November 23, 2009 for the state of Indiana as the average a respiratory therapist makes in each city listed.
South Bend: $50,000
Fort Wayne: $49,000
Terre Haute: $48,000
Professional Organizations within Respiratory Therapy
American Association for Respiratory Care
This association has been established since 1947 and is committed to improve upon the professionalism for you as a respiratory care practitioner, improve your job performance, and assist in the broadening of your scope of knowledge that is vital to success within this profession. This organization has approximately 47,000 members nationwide and is the only professional organization for respiratory therapists that work within hospitals, home care companies, manage respiratory and cardiopulmonary services, and provide education and training for respiratory care. There is no charge for membership.
Indiana Society for Respiratory Care
According to their website, http://www.in-isrc.org, "The mission of the Indiana Society for Respiratory Care is to provide proactive leadership in the delivery of Respiratory Care and to promote professionalism among Respiratory Care Practitioners." Through joining the American Association for Respiratory Care one can join the ISRC. Benefits of this membership include a free subscription to The Pulmonary Press, which is the state newsletter to keep people informed of many important respiratory issues that may affect them, representation for state legislation, and a statewide network that provides you with activities/events in your area.