Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there is only one respiratory therapy school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Seattle'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

Seattle Vs. Washington Respiratory Therapy Employment

Seattle 760
Washington 1,800

Exactly 760 of Washington State's 1,800 respiratory therapy professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 7%. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Respiratory Therapy employment growth

1,970 1,720 1,850 1,790 1,800
820 730 660 720 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$58,030 $58,870 $58,125 $59,785 $62,005
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Seattle has shrunk, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Seattle respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,005. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Seattle was $58,030 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$48,130
25th percentile
$55,390
50th percentile
$63,140
75th percentile
$69,620
90th percentile
$76,675

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $63,140 per year in Seattle. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 59% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Seattle

Respiratory Therapy
$62,005
Nursing
$67,866
Health Science
$78,141

Respiratory therapy professional salaries in Seattle are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Seattle

1

Many of Seattle's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited respiratory therapy school in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Seattle

associate
17
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

Approximately 17 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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