Respiratory Therapy Schools In Florida

There are 24 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Florida for faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Florida, 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. Broward College

    225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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  2. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Daytona State College

    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

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  4. Edison State College

    8099 College Pky SW, Fort Myers, Florida 33919-0000

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  5. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  6. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  7. Concorde Career Institute in Jacksonville

    7960 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-7480

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  8. Concorde Career Institute in Miramar

    10933 Marks Way, Miramar, Florida 33025

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  9. Concorde Career Institute in Tampa

    4202 W Spruce, Tampa, Florida 33607-4127

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  10. Gulf Coast Community College

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401

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  11. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  12. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  13. ATI College of Health

    1525 NW 167th Street, Miami, Florida 33169

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  14. State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

    5840 26th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34207

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  15. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  16. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  17. Polk State College

    999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven, Florida 33881-4299

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  18. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  19. Santa Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

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  20. Seminole State College of Florida

    100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, Florida 32773-6199

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  21. Saint Johns River State College

    5001 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, Florida 32177

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  22. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  23. ATI Career Training Center-Fort Lauderdale

    2890 Northwest 62nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309-9731

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  24. Valencia Community College

    190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Florida 7,620
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Florida

7,810 7,740 7,580 7,660 7,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of respiratory therapy is shrinking. There were 190 less respiratory therapy professionals working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for respiratory therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$41,825 $43,770 $45,695 $47,855 $48,920
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Florida. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $41,825 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$37,940
25th percentile
$42,390
50th percentile
$48,165
75th percentile
$55,300
90th percentile
$61,800

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Florida state, within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earn 63% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Florida

Health Science
$71,943
Nursing
$58,366
Respiratory Therapy
$48,920

In Florida, respiratory therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
22
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006, 282 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in Florida. And in 2010, 626 students graduated.

Thus there was a 122% percent increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. A majority of these graduates, or 88%, graduated with an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Florida

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