Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Compton, California

In Compton, there is only one respiratory therapy school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the city of Compton, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Compton Vs. California Respiratory Therapy Employment

Compton 3,820
California 13,400

Exactly 3,820 of the 13,400 respiratory therapy professionals employed in California, work in Compton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Compton has grown by 8%. Overall employment in Compton has also increased.

Compton Vs. California Respiratory Therapy employment growth

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
3,550 3,950 3,750 3,760 3,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Compton

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Compton

$54,495 $58,170 $58,550 $60,215 $58,075
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Compton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Compton

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Compton have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,075 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in Compton. Respiratory therapy professionals in Compton made a yearly average salary of $54,495, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Compton.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Compton

10th percentile
$42,170
25th percentile
$50,290
50th percentile
$59,155
75th percentile
$65,885
90th percentile
$74,025

Respiratory therapy professionals in Compton earn a median salary of $59,155 per year. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 76%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,170 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,025 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Compton

Respiratory Therapy
$58,075
Nursing
$64,958
Health Science
$76,488

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Compton

1

There is only one accredited respiratory therapy school in the city. Many of Compton's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Compton

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Compton

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Compton, California

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