Respiratory Therapy Schools In Missouri

In Missouri, there are 16 accredited schools where respiratory therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Missouri, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Concorde Career Colleges in Kansas City

    3239 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2407

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  2. Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center

    1080 S. Silver Springs Rd., Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703-7511

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  3. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  4. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084

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  5. Ozarks Technical Community College

    1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  6. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  7. Mineral Area College

    5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000

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  8. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  9. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

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  10. Rolla Technical Institute

    1304 E 10th St, Rolla, Missouri 65401

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  11. Sanford-Brown College in Fenton

    1345 Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, Missouri 63026-3400

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  12. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park

    5600 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110

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  13. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  14. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  15. Franklin Technology-MSSU

    3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  16. St. Louis College of Health Careers in Fenton

    1297 North Highway Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Missouri 3,370
National 122,840

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

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Missouri

3,020 3,120 3,280 3,180 3,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, respiratory therapy is a growing field. In Missouri, 350 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of respiratory therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$37,240 $39,530 $41,175 $42,905 $44,340
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are growing in Missouri. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,240 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,340 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$31,630
25th percentile
$36,850
50th percentile
$43,520
75th percentile
$51,705
90th percentile
$59,440

Thus, there was a 16% growth in respiratory therapy professionals' salaries. 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 88% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Missouri state.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Missouri

Health Science
$58,198
Nursing
$50,346
Respiratory Therapy
$44,340

In Missouri, respiratory therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Missouri is increasing. In 2006, 174 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 277 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 59%. 65% of these graduates received a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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