Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 4 schools where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy Employment

Pittsburgh 1,270
Pennsylvania 5,500

Exactly 1,270 of the 5,500 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy employment growth

5,690 5,420 5,120 5,330 5,500
1,250 1,390 1,430 1,420 1,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$41,065 $41,845 $41,350 $41,885 $44,985
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,985. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Pittsburgh was $41,065 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$29,920
25th percentile
$35,705
50th percentile
$45,570
75th percentile
$51,985
90th percentile
$59,930

Respiratory therapy professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $45,570 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,930 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Respiratory Therapy
$44,985
Nursing
$55,062
Health Science
$70,417

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Pittsburgh

4

Many of Pittsburgh's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited respiratory therapy schools in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Pittsburgh's respiratory therapy schools offer 2 respiratory therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
54
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total54

Approximately 54 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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