Respiratory Therapy Schools In New Jersey

Respiratory Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 13 accredited respiratory therapy schools in New Jersey. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Atlantic Cape Community College

    5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699

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  2. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  3. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  4. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  5. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  6. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  7. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  8. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  9. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  10. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  11. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  12. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

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  13. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

New Jersey 2,700
National 122,840

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

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In New Jersey

3,080 2,800 2,840 2,670 2,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a shrinking field in New Jersey. 380 less respiratory therapy professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. This decline 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 New Jersey

$53,605 $56,305 $61,035 $62,765 $62,780
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
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The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $53,605 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,780 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$49,055
25th percentile
$56,670
50th percentile
$63,920
75th percentile
$70,665
90th percentile
$77,550

Thus, respiratory therapy professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 58% pay differential between the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of respiratory therapy in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Health Science
$76,477
Nursing
$67,964
Respiratory Therapy
$62,780

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey

associate
13
bachelor
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master
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doctor
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Certificate
0
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited respiratory therapy schools in New Jersey is decreasing. In 2006 there were 128 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 113 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 12%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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