Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there are 2 respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Birmingham, and the future trends. Academia in respiratory therapy includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelors degree in Respiratory Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Respiratory Therapy Employment

Birmingham 160
Alabama 2,410

Exactly 160 of Alabama's 2,410 respiratory therapy professionals work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Birmingham has grown by 33%. Overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Respiratory Therapy employment growth

580 2,860 2,060 2,180 2,410
120 130 130 No data 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$33,040 $34,870 $35,920 No data $36,880
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,880 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in Birmingham. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Birmingham made an average salary of $33,040 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Birmingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$26,710
25th percentile
$30,385
50th percentile
$37,100
75th percentile
$42,885
90th percentile
$48,260

Respiratory therapy professionals in Birmingham earn a median salary of $37,100 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,710 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 81% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Respiratory Therapy
$36,880
Nursing
$45,050
Health Science
$61,007

Birmingham respiratory therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Birmingham

2

Many of Birmingham's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Birmingham's respiratory therapy schools offer 2 respiratory therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Birmingham

associate
24
bachelor
30
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total54

In 2010 approximately 54 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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