Respiratory Therapy Schools In Minnesota

Minnesota has 5 accredited respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes 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 Minnesota, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Lake Superior College

    2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-3399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Northland Community and Technical College

    1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College

    235 Marshall Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102-9808

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Minnesota 1,620
National 122,840

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

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Minnesota

1,290 1,060 1,350 1,500 1,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing in Minnesota. In 2010 there were 330 more respiratory therapy professionals working in Minnesota than there were in 2006. Thus, in Minnesota, this field has grown by 26% in four years. 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 Minnesota

$50,640 $52,745 $55,120 $53,305 $55,510
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
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 Minnesota. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $50,640 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,510 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$40,390
25th percentile
$48,870
50th percentile
$56,555
75th percentile
$63,320
90th percentile
$70,345

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Minnesota, 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 74%

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Health Science
$66,710
Nursing
$65,516
Respiratory Therapy
$55,510

In Minnesota, 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 Minnesota

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In Minnesota, there were 68 graduates in 2006. And there were 70 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 3%. 60% of these graduates received a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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