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Respiratory Therapy Pay in New York – NY

Salary for Respiratory Therapists in New York

According to Indeed.com, the average New York respiratory therapist salary is approximately $64,000.  Below are salaries for some of the cities in New York from Indeed.com for respiratory therapists:

  • New York City:  $68,000
  • Buffalo:  $45,000
  • Albany:  $47,000
  • Rochester:  $45,000
  • Yonkers:  $67,000
  • Syracuse:  $50,000
  • New Rochelle:  $68,000
  • Mount Vernon:   $68,000
  • Schenectady:  $47,000
  • Utica:  $47,000

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2006 the median salary for a respiratory therapist was approximately $47,420.  From the data obtained from Indeed.com, it appears that this salary has increased since 2006, especially in the state of New York.

To find out more about nationally accredited programs, contact the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC):

CoARC
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, Texas 76021-4244
Phone 817-283-2835
Website:  www.coarc.com

Anyone applying for certification as a respiratory therapist must have passed the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) exam as well as the Registry Exam (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).  Contact:

NBRC
8310 Nieman Road
Lenexa, KS 66214-1579
Phone:  (913) 599-4200
Email:  nbrc-info@nbrc.org
Website:  www.nbrc.org

New York State-Specific Professional Associations
In the state of New York, the professional association a respiratory therapist may want to look at is the New York State Society for Respiratory Care, Inc.  There are various chapters depending on what part of the state the person lives in.  Some of the features of the website include educational information as well as job information.  Their contact information is below.

New York State Society for Respiratory Care, Inc.
P.O. Box 550
Chittenango, New York, 13037
Website:  www.nyssrc.com

Respiratory Therapy Schools