Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Portland's 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

Portland Vs. Oregon Respiratory Therapy Employment

Portland 600
Oregon 1,190

Exactly 600 of Oregon's 1,190 respiratory therapy professionals work in Portland. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Portland has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Respiratory Therapy employment growth

1,070 1,090 1,060 1,080 1,190
590 540 560 560 600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$47,875 $54,070 $57,620 $58,920 $61,200
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 Portland respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,200. Respiratory therapy professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $47,875, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$49,360
25th percentile
$55,120
50th percentile
$61,720
75th percentile
$67,660
90th percentile
$73,780

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $61,720 per year in Portland. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 49%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,360 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,780 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Portland

Respiratory Therapy
$61,200
Nursing
$65,040
Health Science
$72,881

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Portland

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Portland

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in respiratory therapy offered by Portland's respiratory therapy school.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Portland

No data at this time.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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