Respiratory Therapy Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

The city of New Orleans has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in New Orleans' respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Respiratory Therapy Employment

New Orleans 750
Louisiana 2,490

Of the 2,490 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Louisiana, 750 work in New Orleans. There has been a 15% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in New Orleans between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,450 2,410 2,510 2,530 2,490
650 600 700 740 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$41,760 $43,250 $45,205 $47,375 $47,500
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In New Orleans, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,500 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in New Orleans. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in New Orleans was $41,760 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$34,360
25th percentile
$40,480
50th percentile
$47,285
75th percentile
$55,255
90th percentile
$61,540

Respiratory therapy professionals in New Orleans earn a median salary of $47,285 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 79% higher salaries.

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

Respiratory Therapy
$47,500
Nursing
$55,648
Health Science
$64,263

On average respiratory therapy professionals in New Orleans earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in New Orleans.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in New Orleans

1

There is only one accredited respiratory therapy school in the city. Many of New Orleans' respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in respiratory therapy offered by New Orleans' respiratory therapy school.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In New Orleans

associate
22
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total22

Approximately 22 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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