Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

There are 2 respiratory therapy schools in Charleston for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Charleston, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Respiratory Therapy Employment

Charleston 170
West Virginia 940

Exactly 170 of the 940 respiratory therapy professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Charleston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Charleston has grown by 6%. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Charleston has increased, overall employment in Charleston has also increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Respiratory Therapy employment growth

910 950 890 890 940
160 140 No data 160 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$42,040 $41,590 No data $42,340 $43,010
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Charleston have increased. Charleston respiratory therapy professionals made $43,010 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Charleston was $42,040 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Charleston

10th percentile
$33,100
25th percentile
$36,480
50th percentile
$42,680
75th percentile
$49,170
90th percentile
$55,400

Respiratory therapy professionals in Charleston make a median yearly salary of $42,680. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 67%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,100 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Charleston

Respiratory Therapy
$43,010
Nursing
$46,858
Health Science
$62,311

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Charleston

2

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Charleston

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Charleston

associate
13
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

In 2010 approximately 13 students completed respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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