As a respiratory therapist, you will treat patients who suffer from asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia and heart disorders by using specialized medical equipment. You will also treat heart attack victims and patients recovering from surgery.
WHAT YOU NEED:
To become a respiratory therapist, you need at least a college diploma in hospital respiratory therapy which includes on the job training. Licensing is usually required.
$36,000 to $38,000