Respiratory Therapy Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 8 accredited respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Kansas, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  2. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  3. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

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  5. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  6. Northwest Kansas Technical College

    1209 Harrison St, Goodland, Kansas 67735

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  7. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  8. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Kansas 1,240
National 122,840

Approximately 1% of the country's respiratory therapy professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Kansas

1,150 1,200 1,230 1,250 1,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a growing field in Kansas. 90 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of respiratory therapy has grown by 8% in Kansas. This is faster 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 Kansas

$37,595 $39,725 $42,265 $42,225 $43,470
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $37,595 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$30,535
25th percentile
$34,815
50th percentile
$42,320
75th percentile
$50,870
90th percentile
$58,560

Thus, respiratory therapy professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Kansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of respiratory therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 92%

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Kansas

Health Science
$61,153
Nursing
$51,532
Respiratory Therapy
$43,470

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Kansas state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 72 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 92 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 28%. A majority of these graduates, or 89%, graduated with a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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