Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Prestonsburg, Kentucky

The city of Prestonsburg has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Prestonsburg, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Prestonsburg Vs. Kentucky Respiratory Therapy Employment

Prestonsburg 70
Kentucky 2,520

Exactly 70 of the 2,520 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Prestonsburg. There has been a 0% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Prestonsburg between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Prestonsburg has decreased, overall employment in Prestonsburg has increased.

Prestonsburg Vs. Kentucky Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,280 2,200 2,470 2,490 2,520
70 200 80 No data 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Prestonsburg

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Prestonsburg

$33,600 $35,095 $36,530 No data $40,615
$30,010 $31,230 $33,110 No data $35,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Prestonsburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Prestonsburg

In Prestonsburg, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. Prestonsburg respiratory therapy professionals made $40,615 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Prestonsburg was $33,600 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Prestonsburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Prestonsburg

10th percentile
$30,855
25th percentile
$35,435
50th percentile
$39,910
75th percentile
$44,340
90th percentile
$52,940

Respiratory therapy professionals in Prestonsburg make a median yearly salary of $39,910. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 72%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,855 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $52,940 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Prestonsburg

Respiratory Therapy
$40,615
Nursing
$49,460
Health Science
$58,011

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Prestonsburg

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Prestonsburg

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in respiratory therapy offered by Prestonsburg's respiratory therapy schools.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Prestonsburg

associate
23
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
24
Total47

In 2010 approximately 47 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Prestonsburg, Kentucky

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