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Explore a Career in Travel Respiratory Therapy

Explore a Career in Travel Respiratory Therapy

Travel Respiratory Therapy Jobs

Find an Abundance of Travel Respiratory Therapy Jobs Wherever Your Travels Take You

Revitalize yourself and your career by experiencing the bountiful and unique opportunities that travel respiratory therapist jobs have to offer! As the allied health staffing market grows by an average of 21% year by year, according to the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) also reports that careers in respiratory therapy are growing at the rapid rate of 14%, projecting about 18,400 new respiratory therapy job openings in the US between now and 2031.

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Barton Has Jobs Across The Most Sought After Locations Across The Country

Travel Respiratory Therapy Industry Outlook

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With over 272,000 RRT professionals having obtained certifications from the National Board for Respiratory Care today, traveling respiratory therapy is a booming field. As a leader in the allied healthcare staffing industry, Barton Healthcare Staffing is at the forefront of certified respiratory therapist employment growth, offering plentiful traveling work opportunities for our RRT clinicians to choose from across specialties including chest physiotherapy, pulmonary medicine, and more.

While the top employing industries for respiratory therapists, according to BLS, are general medical and surgical hospitals, specialty hospitals, and nursing care facilities, Barton works with an exhaustive list of varied healthcare institution types who are offering competitive rates to talented respiratory therapists like yourself to fill ongoing gaps in coverage. 

Travel Respiratory Therapy Salary Insights

travel respiratory therapy salary informational chartBLS reports that RRT professionals see the highest earning potentials in outpatient care centers, employment services, and colleges, universities, and professional schools. Even though a travel respiratory therapist’s salary can vary based on a variety of factors, including location, education, and years of experience, across all of the highest paying industries for respiratory therapists, traveling respiratory therapists make an impressive average of 94.4% more in their travel RRT salary than permanently employed respiratory therapy clinicians.

Respiratory therapists generally experience the highest RRT pay as well as the highest levels of employment in California, with Texas and Florida close behind in levels of employment, and Alaska and New York coming in as the next runners-up with the highest respiratory therapist pay rates. According to the Projections Managing Partnership (PMP), the states with the highest average annual openings, the highest projected levels of new respiratory therapy jobs, and the highest increase of new respiratory therapy jobs in 2023 are California, Texas, and Florida.

Barton Healthcare Staffing, a leader across the best travel companies for respiratory therapists, works with high-paying healthcare organizations in every state throughout the U.S., so no matter where you prefer to work respiratory travel assignments, you’ll always find both travel RRT job and income stability as a traveling clinician with Barton.

What Therapy Specialties Does BHS Work With?

Barton Healthcare Staffing Works With A Variety of Therapy Clinicians

Respiratory Therapy

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Occupational Therapy

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Physical Therapy

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Speech Language Pathology

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Social Workers

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Where Your Respiratory Therapy Journey Can Take You


When you take a travel assignment with BHS, you get:

  • The flexibility to follow your own schedule
  • Travel and lodging (sometimes a housing stipend) are covered by the client and booked by Barton Healthcare Staffing’s Travel team.
  • To gain experience by working in a variety of different practice settings
  • Access to our in-house licensing and onboarding team
  • Competitive rates

Barton Clinician Benefits Package

Enjoy First-Rate Employee Benefits When Your Sign On With Barton

Through partnerships with nationally recognized vendors, Barton Healthcare Staffing is proud to offer our employed clinicians a wide variety of benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • FMLA Leave

  • Malpractice Insurance
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Weekly Pay Via ADP
  • State-Specific Leave/Sick Time Policies

Connect With Us Today


Barton Healthcare Staffing works with a wide variety of healthcare organizations and facilities across the country who are looking for talented traveling clinicians like yourself to fill gaps in coverage on travel assignments with the most competitive pay.

Our skilled Account Executives build strong relationships with thousands of healthcare institutions nationwide in order to give our traveling clinicians the flexibility and power to choose the jobs that best fit their schedules, preferences, and needs out of an abundant pool of opportunities.

The Barton Healthcare Staffing team works hard to bring you fresh, new job opportunities daily, and we can’t wait to find you your dream travel assignment. Connect with us today to get started with one of our experienced recruiters, and jumpstart your career as a travel clinician with Barton!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How can I get started?

A: That’s an easy one! Simply fill out the form on our homepage and a recruiter will get in contact with you.

Q: Do I need any extra training to be a traveling clinician?

A: Nope! Traveling clinicians are simply permanent clinicians that decided they want to travel around the country for a living. There is no additional training needed.

Q: Who do I contact if I have questions?

A: You have a few options. First of all, your recruiter will be available to help you at any time, even when you are on assignment. Listed below you’ll find some of our great resources.

– Licensing and Onboarding

– Travel Arrangements

– About BHS


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Learn Why You Should Be Working With Us

I’ve been taking travel contracts for a year and my recruiter’s communication is top tier, I would highly recommend her.

  • Jaycob W.

Once my recruiter accepted the task of placing me into a travel nurse position, she totally committed herself. Within three weeks, I was flying off to an assignment that was well suited for my background, with an impressive pay and per diem compensation package.

  • Roger L.

My BHS recruiter has already put in more work, effort, time, and energy into fighting for me than the jobs with whom I was already working. Thank you and everyone who is fighting for workers like me.”

  • Carole