Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

There is only one respiratory therapy school in Durham 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 Durham, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Employment

Durham 330
North Carolina 3,460

Exactly 330 of the 3,460 respiratory therapy professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 27% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Durham has increased, overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,380 3,650 3,450 3,500 3,460
260 280 270 310 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$49,100 $50,640 $52,150 $52,100 $52,830
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Durham have increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Durham reportedly earned an average salary of $52,830 per year. Respiratory therapy professionals in Durham made a yearly average salary of $49,100, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Durham

10th percentile
$40,310
25th percentile
$45,230
50th percentile
$52,720
75th percentile
$59,790
90th percentile
$68,960

Respiratory therapy professionals in Durham make a median yearly salary of $52,720. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,310 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Durham

Respiratory Therapy
$52,830
Nursing
$60,486
Health Science
$70,817

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Durham

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Durham

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Durham

associate
17
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

In 2010 approximately 17 students completed respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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