Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Respiratory Therapy faculty can choose to work at only one respiratory therapy school in Baton Rouge. The trends in Baton Rouge's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Respiratory Therapy Employment

Baton Rouge 290
Louisiana 2,490

Of the 2,490 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Louisiana, 290 work in Baton Rouge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Baton Rouge, there has been a 15% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Baton Rouge has decreased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,450 2,410 2,510 2,530 2,490
340 330 320 290 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$40,540 $40,680 $43,705 $44,560 $46,005
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Baton Rouge have increased. Baton Rouge respiratory therapy professionals made $46,005 per year, on average, in 2010. Respiratory therapy professionals in Baton Rouge made a yearly average salary of $40,540, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$34,955
25th percentile
$39,560
50th percentile
$45,735
75th percentile
$52,510
90th percentile
$59,925

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $45,735 per year in Baton Rouge. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,955 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,925 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Respiratory Therapy
$46,005
Nursing
$47,513
Health Science
$60,853

Respiratory therapy professional salaries in Baton Rouge are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Baton Rouge

1

Many of Baton Rouge's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited respiratory therapy school in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Baton Rouge's respiratory therapy school offers one respiratory therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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