Respiratory Therapy Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 15 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 North Carolina, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Carteret Community College

    3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557-2989

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  2. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  3. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  4. Durham Technical Community College

    1637 Lawson St, Durham, North Carolina 27703-5023

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  5. Edgecombe Community College

    2009 W Wilson St, Tarboro, North Carolina 27886

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  6. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  7. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  8. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

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  9. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

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  10. Robeson Community College

    5160 Fayetteville Rd, Lumberton, North Carolina 28360

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  11. Rockingham Community College

    Hwy 65w County Home Rd, Wentworth, North Carolina 27375-0038

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  12. Sandhills Community College

    3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374

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  13. Southwestern Community College in Sylva

    447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

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  14. Stanly Community College

    141 College Drive, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001

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  15. Wilkes Community College

    1328 South Collegiate Dr, Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

North Carolina 3,460
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In North Carolina

3,380 3,650 3,450 3,500 3,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, respiratory therapy is a growing field. 80 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 2%. This is slower 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 North Carolina

$41,785 $43,420 $44,655 $45,995 $46,325
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are increasing in North Carolina. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,785 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $46,325 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$35,645
25th percentile
$39,915
50th percentile
$46,080
75th percentile
$52,445
90th percentile
$59,125

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earning 66% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Health Science
$69,902
Nursing
$56,662
Respiratory Therapy
$46,325

In North Carolina, 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 North Carolina

associate
14
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited respiratory therapy schools in North Carolina is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 182 graduates in 2006. And there were 203 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. 93% of these graduates received a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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