Respiratory Therapy Schools In Mississippi

There are 9 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Schools

  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  3. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  4. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  5. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

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  6. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  7. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  8. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  9. Pearl River Community College

    101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Mississippi 1,550
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Mississippi

1,430 1,390 1,510 1,550 1,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing in Mississippi. In Mississippi, 120 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 8%. 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 Mississippi

$35,815 $37,055 $42,260 $43,650 $42,860
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
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 Mississippi. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,815 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,860 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$30,380
25th percentile
$35,030
50th percentile
$41,145
75th percentile
$48,200
90th percentile
$58,165

Thus, respiratory therapy professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earning 91% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Health Science
$62,302
Nursing
$50,258
Respiratory Therapy
$42,860

In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Mississippi is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 148 graduates in 2006. And there were 132 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 11% decrease in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. A majority of these graduates, or 90%, graduated with an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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