Respiratory Therapy Schools In North Dakota

Respiratory Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in North Dakota. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy training in North Dakota, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. North Dakota State University-Main Campus

    1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

North Dakota 210
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In North Dakota

260 260 240 270 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of respiratory therapy professionals is shrinking in North Dakota. 50 less respiratory therapy professionals were working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of respiratory therapy has shrunk by 19% in North Dakota. This decline is faster than the national trend for respiratory therapy professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of respiratory therapy professionals working around the nation.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in North Dakota

$39,220 $41,850 $43,980 $44,470 $43,930
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Dakota, as the number of respiratory therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by respiratory therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 respiratory therapy professionals made a mean salary of $39,220 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,930 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in North Dakota

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This represents a 11% growth in 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 59% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Dakota state.

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

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In North Dakota, 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 North Dakota


As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is decreasing in North Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in North Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006, 20 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in North Dakota. And in 2010, 11 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in North Dakota by 45%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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