Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

The city of Kansas City has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas City's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Respiratory Therapy Employment

Kansas City 1,060
Missouri 3,370

Exactly 1,060 of Missouri's 3,370 respiratory therapy professionals work in Kansas City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas City has grown by 3%. Overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,020 3,120 3,280 3,180 3,370
1,030 1,050 1,110 1,100 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$37,265 $39,080 $40,555 $42,135 $42,960
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas City has grown, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have also increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas City reportedly earned an average salary of $42,960 per year. Respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas City made a yearly average salary of $37,265, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$31,505
25th percentile
$35,855
50th percentile
$41,955
75th percentile
$48,005
90th percentile
$57,740

Respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas City make a median yearly salary of $41,955. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 83%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,505 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,740 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Respiratory Therapy
$42,960
Nursing
$56,630
Health Science
$72,460

On average respiratory therapy professional salaries in Kansas City are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Kansas City

1

Many of Kansas City's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited respiratory therapy school in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in respiratory therapy offered by Kansas City's respiratory therapy schools.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Kansas City

associate
55
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
44
Total99

In 2010 approximately 99 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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