Respiratory Therapy Schools In Oklahoma

Respiratory Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Oklahoma. The trends in Oklahoma's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in respiratory therapy includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Schools

  1. Northern Oklahoma College

    1220 E Grand Ave, Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653

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  2. Oklahoma City Community College

    7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159-9987

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  3. Rose State College

    6420 S E 15th, Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110-2799

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  4. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

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  5. Francis Tuttle Technology Center

    12777 N Rockwell Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73142-2789

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  6. Great Plains Technology Center

    4500 W Lee Blvd, Lawton, Oklahoma 73505-8399

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  7. Autry Technology Center

    1201 W Willow, Enid, Oklahoma 73703-2506

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  8. Platt College in Moore

    201 N. Eastern, Moore, Oklahoma 73160

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Oklahoma 1,410
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Oklahoma

1,510 1,370 1,460 1,420 1,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a shrinking field in Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, 100 less respiratory therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oklahoma, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This is faster 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 Oklahoma

$40,080 $41,070 $41,555 $42,000 $42,505
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Oklahoma. In 2006 respiratory therapy professionals made a mean salary of $40,080 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,505 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$30,875
25th percentile
$35,610
50th percentile
$42,150
75th percentile
$49,630
90th percentile
$56,060

Thus, there was a 6% growth in respiratory therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 82% 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 Oklahoma.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Health Science
$61,465
Nursing
$49,386
Respiratory Therapy
$42,505

In Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total9

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is decreasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Oklahoma state is increasing. In 2006, 109 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 119 students graduated.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. 56% of these graduates received an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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