Respiratory Therapy Schools In California

Respiratory Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 34 accredited respiratory therapy schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in California, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  2. Antelope Valley College

    3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, California 93536-5426

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  3. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  4. California College-San Diego

    2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 300, San Diego, California 92108-3824

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  5. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

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  6. Crafton Hills College

    11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, California 92399-1799

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  7. East Los Angeles College

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099

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  8. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  9. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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  10. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  11. Grossmont College

    8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, California 92020-1799

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  12. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  13. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

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  14. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  15. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  16. Napa Valley College

    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, California 94558-6236

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  17. Ohlone Community College

    43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, California 94539-0390

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  18. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  19. Concorde Career Colleges in San Diego

    4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92113-1964

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  20. San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

    8400 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, California 93291-9283

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  21. San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

    201 New Stine Rd, Bakersfield, California 93309

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  22. Santa Monica College

    1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405-1628

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  23. Skyline College in San Bruno

    3300 College Dr, San Bruno, California 94066-1698

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  24. Concorde Career College in Garden Grove

    12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101, Garden Grove, California 92840-9201

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  25. Concorde Career College in San Bernardino

    201 East Airport Drive, Suite A, San Bernardino, California 92408-3403

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  26. Concorde Career College in North Hollywood

    12412 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, California 91606-3134

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  27. Victor Valley College

    18422 Bear Valley Rd, Victorville, California 92395-5850

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  28. Kaplan College-Modesto Campus

    5172 Kiernan Court, Salida, California 95368

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  29. Pima Medical Institute in Chula Vista

    780 Bay Blvd Suite101, Chula Vista, California 91910

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  30. Carrington College California-Pleasant Hill

    380 Civic Dr Ste 300, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  31. American Career College in Anaheim

    1200 N. Magnolia Ave., Anaheim, California 92801-0000

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  32. San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga

    10641 Church St, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730

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  33. American Career College in Ontario

    3130 East Sedona Court, Ontario, California 91764

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  34. San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova

    11050 Olson Dr Ste 100, Rancho Cordova, California 95670

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Cities

  1. Respiratory Therapy Schools in San Diego, CA2 Schools
  2. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Bakersfield, CA1 Schools
  3. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Hollywood, CA1 Schools
  4. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Lancaster, CA1 Schools
  5. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  6. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Fresno, CA1 Schools
  7. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Monterey Park, CA1 Schools
  8. Respiratory Therapy Schools in San Bruno, CA1 Schools
  9. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Ontario, CA1 Schools
  10. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Sacramento, CA1 Schools
  11. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  12. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Pleasant Hill, CA1 Schools
  13. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  14. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Fremont, CA1 Schools
  15. Respiratory Therapy Schools in El Cajon, CA1 Schools
  16. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Napa, CA1 Schools
  17. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Loma Linda, CA1 Schools
  18. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Modesto, CA1 Schools
  19. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Victorville, CA1 Schools
  20. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Salida, CA1 Schools
  21. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Yucaipa, CA1 Schools
  22. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Rancho Cordova, CA1 Schools
  23. Respiratory Therapy Schools in San Bernardino, CA1 Schools
  24. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Oroville, CA1 Schools
  25. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  26. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA1 Schools
  27. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Garden Grove, CA1 Schools
  28. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Compton, CA1 Schools
  29. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Anaheim, CA1 Schools
  30. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Santa Monica, CA1 Schools
  31. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Visalia, CA1 Schools
  32. Respiratory Therapy Schools in Torrance, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

California 13,400
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 11% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In California

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In California, respiratory therapy is a growing field. There were 1,760 more respiratory therapy professionals working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in California, this field has grown by 15% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for respiratory therapy professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of respiratory therapy professionals working around the nation.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in California

$55,620 $57,775 $59,440 $60,280 $60,425
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are growing in California. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $55,620 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,425 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in California

10th percentile
$41,990
25th percentile
$50,170
50th percentile
$60,775
75th percentile
$70,325
90th percentile
$80,635

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of respiratory therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 92%

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in California

Health Science
$76,941
Nursing
$70,248
Respiratory Therapy
$60,425

In California, respiratory therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
33
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
21
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The number of students graduating from the 34 accredited respiratory therapy schools in California is increasing. In California, there were 932 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,448 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 55% percent increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in California. Most of these graduates, or 59%, earned a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in California

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