Respiratory Therapy Schools
In San Diego, California

Respiratory Therapy faculty can choose to work at one of 2 respiratory therapy schools in San Diego. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in San Diego, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Respiratory Therapy Employment

San Diego 940
California 13,400

Of the 13,400 respiratory therapy professionals employed in California, 940 work in San Diego. There has been a 24% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Respiratory Therapy employment growth

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
760 890 900 880 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$55,000 $57,805 $59,095 $57,285 $54,855
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in San Diego have decreased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in San Diego reportedly earned an average salary of $54,855 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in San Diego was $55,000 per year. The decline in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in San Diego

10th percentile
$39,690
25th percentile
$44,710
50th percentile
$54,745
75th percentile
$64,545
90th percentile
$73,215

San Diego respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,745. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,690 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 84% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in San Diego

Respiratory Therapy
$54,855
Nursing
$69,022
Health Science
$81,563

San Diego respiratory therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in San Diego

2

There are 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in the city. Many of San Diego's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In San Diego

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

San Diego's respiratory therapy schools offer 3 respiratory therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In San Diego

associate
151
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total162

In 2010 approximately 162 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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