Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

There is only one respiratory therapy school in Lexington for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Lexington, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Respiratory Therapy Employment

Lexington 300
Kentucky 2,520

Exactly 300 of the 2,520 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 3% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals. Overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,280 2,200 2,470 2,490 2,520
290 260 360 360 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$37,355 $41,370 $45,750 $45,695 $45,640
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,640 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in Lexington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Lexington was $37,355 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Lexington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Lexington

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Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $43,090 per year in Lexington. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,120 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Lexington

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

Respiratory therapy professional salaries in Lexington are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Lexington


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Lexington


Lexington's respiratory therapy schools offer 2 respiratory therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 16 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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