ContentsOccupational Report for Respiratory Therapists (29-1126) , Oregon Statewide
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 following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Employment Outlook for Respiratory Therapists
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Respiratory Therapists There are 35 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Respiratory Therapists The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 40 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Respiratory Therapists
Wages for Respiratory Therapists
Regional Employment Projections for Respiratory Therapists
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Respiratory Therapists
Educational Requirements for Respiratory Therapists The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Respiratory Therapists
Schools and Training Providers for Respiratory Therapists The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Respiratory Therapists These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Respiratory Therapists matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.