Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Hickory, and the future trends. Academia in respiratory therapy includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Employment

Hickory 120
North Carolina 3,460

Exactly 120 of North Carolina's 3,460 respiratory therapy professionals work in Hickory. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory has grown by 20%. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory has increased, overall employment in Hickory has decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,380 3,650 3,450 3,500 3,460
100 110 110 120 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$46,010 $48,540 $50,140 $49,460 $50,500
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,500 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory was $46,010 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory

10th percentile
$42,130
25th percentile
$45,570
50th percentile
$50,640
75th percentile
$55,970
90th percentile
$59,850

Respiratory therapy professionals in Hickory make a median yearly salary of $50,640. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Hickory

Respiratory Therapy
$50,500
Nursing
$51,895
Health Science
$63,455

Hickory 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 Hickory

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Hickory

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Hickory

associate
15
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total15

Approximately 15 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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