Respiratory Therapy Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 7 accredited schools where respiratory therapy classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy training in Maryland, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  4. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  5. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  6. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  7. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Maryland 2,090
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Maryland

2,000 2,220 2,280 2,430 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a growing field in Maryland. In 2010 there were 90 more respiratory therapy professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 5%. This growth 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 Maryland

$54,805 $57,135 $61,810 $65,385 $67,440
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by respiratory therapy professionals are increasing. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,805 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,440 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$47,615
25th percentile
$56,865
50th percentile
$68,045
75th percentile
$79,635
90th percentile
$90,160

Thus, there was a 19% growth in respiratory therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earn 89% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Maryland

Health Science
$71,328
Nursing
$74,040
Respiratory Therapy
$67,440

In Maryland, respiratory therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Maryland is decreasing. In 2006 there were 97 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 93 graduates.

Thus there was a 4% percent decrease in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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