Respiratory Therapy Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 15 accredited schools where respiratory therapy classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the state of Michigan, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Mott Community College

    1401 E Court St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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  2. Delta College

    1961 Delta Road, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  3. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  4. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  5. Jackson Community College

    2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49201-8399

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  6. Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    6767 West O Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003-4070

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  7. Lake Michigan College

    2755 E Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022-1899

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  8. Macomb Community College

    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48088-3896

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  9. Marygrove College

    8425 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-2599

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  10. Monroe County Community College

    1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Michigan 48161-9746

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  11. Muskegon Community College

    221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49442-1432

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  12. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  13. Oakland Community College

    2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304-2266

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  14. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  15. Baker College of Auburn Hills

    1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2642

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Michigan 4,060
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Michigan

3,840 4,090 4,240 4,410 4,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of respiratory therapy is growing. 220 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% growth in the field. 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 Michigan

$43,315 $44,085 $45,660 $46,550 $48,230
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Michigan. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,315 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,230 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$33,940
25th percentile
$40,725
50th percentile
$49,335
75th percentile
$56,195
90th percentile
$61,265

Thus, respiratory therapy professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Michigan state, within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earn 81% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Michigan

Health Science
$63,168
Nursing
$58,716
Respiratory Therapy
$48,230

In Michigan, 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 Michigan

associate
12
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total18

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Michigan is increasing. In 2006 there were 172 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Michigan and in 2010 there were 273 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 59%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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