Respiratory Therapy Schools In Illinois

Respiratory Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Illinois. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy training in Illinois, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelors degree in Respiratory Therapy


Schools

  1. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  2. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

    1900 W Van Buren, Chicago, Illinois 60612-3197

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  3. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

    10001 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1696

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  4. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  5. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  6. Kankakee Community College

    100 College Drive, Kankakee, Illinois 60901

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  7. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  8. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

    2122 - 25th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-5317

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  9. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  10. National-Louis University

    122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  11. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  12. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  13. Saint Augustine College

    1333-45 W Argyle, Chicago, Illinois 60640-3593

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  14. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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  15. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Illinois 4,810
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Illinois

5,080 4,830 5,040 5,030 4,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a shrinking field in Illinois. There were 270 less respiratory therapy professionals working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for respiratory therapy professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of respiratory therapy professionals working around the nation.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$41,105 $43,605 $47,265 $48,860 $48,675
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of respiratory therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by respiratory therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 respiratory therapy professionals made a mean salary of $41,105 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,675 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$34,735
25th percentile
$41,600
50th percentile
$48,685
75th percentile
$56,355
90th percentile
$63,940

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 84% pay differential between the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of respiratory therapy in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Illinois

Health Science
$64,610
Nursing
$58,662
Respiratory Therapy
$48,675

Respiratory therapy professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total16

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Illinois state is decreasing. In Illinois, there were 289 graduates in 2006. And there were 279 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 3% percent decrease in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. 88% of these graduates received a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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