Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

The city of Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Respiratory Therapy Employment

Costa Mesa 1,320
California 13,400

Exactly 1,320 of California's 13,400 respiratory therapy professionals work in Costa Mesa. There has been a 32% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Costa Mesa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Costa Mesa has increased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Respiratory Therapy employment growth

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
1,000 1,270 1,270 1,290 1,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$60,960 $58,620 $62,025 $62,250 $65,675
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Costa Mesa has grown, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have also increased. Costa Mesa respiratory therapy professionals made $65,675 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $60,960 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Costa Mesa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$50,875
25th percentile
$58,600
50th percentile
$66,795
75th percentile
$75,220
90th percentile
$81,455

Costa Mesa respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,795. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 60%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,875 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Nursing
$63,896
Respiratory Therapy
$65,675
Health Science
$76,746

Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Costa Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in respiratory therapy offered by Costa Mesa's respiratory therapy school.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
39
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total39

Approximately 39 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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