Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Big Stone Gap, Virginia

The city of Big Stone Gap has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Big Stone Gap, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Big Stone Gap Vs. Virginia Respiratory Therapy Employment

Big Stone Gap 140
Virginia 2,460

Exactly 140 of Virginia's 2,460 respiratory therapy professionals work in Big Stone Gap. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Big Stone Gap has shrunk by 7%. Overall employment in Big Stone Gap has increased.

Big Stone Gap Vs. Virginia Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,510 2,440 2,400 2,480 2,460
150 140 120 No data 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Big Stone Gap

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Big Stone Gap

$42,650 $44,120 $43,980 No data $44,870
$29,180 $30,340 $31,840 No data $33,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Big Stone Gap
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Stone Gap

In Big Stone Gap, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Big Stone Gap respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,870. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Big Stone Gap was $42,650 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Big Stone Gap.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Big Stone Gap

10th percentile
$30,760
25th percentile
$36,380
50th percentile
$44,790
75th percentile
$51,860
90th percentile
$59,150

Respiratory therapy professionals in Big Stone Gap earn a median salary of $44,790 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,760 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 92% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Big Stone Gap

Nursing
$44,690
Respiratory Therapy
$44,870
Health Science
$60,420

On average respiratory therapy professionals in Big Stone Gap earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Big Stone Gap.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Big Stone Gap

1

Many of Big Stone Gap's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited respiratory therapy school in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Big Stone Gap

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in respiratory therapy offered by Big Stone Gap's respiratory therapy school.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Big Stone Gap

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

Approximately 16 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Big Stone Gap, Virginia

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