Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Shreveport, Louisiana

The city of Shreveport has only one school 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 Shreveport, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Shreveport Vs. Louisiana Respiratory Therapy Employment

Shreveport 330
Louisiana 2,490

Exactly 330 of Louisiana's 2,490 respiratory therapy professionals work in Shreveport. There has been a 22% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport has increased, overall employment in Shreveport has also increased.

Shreveport Vs. Louisiana Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,450 2,410 2,510 2,530 2,490
270 290 290 330 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Shreveport

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Shreveport

$42,980 $45,350 $42,730 $46,895 $47,350
$31,900 $32,940 $34,390 $35,020 $36,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Shreveport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Shreveport

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport have increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport reportedly earned an average salary of $47,350 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport made an average salary of $42,980 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Shreveport.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport

10th percentile
$36,395
25th percentile
$41,225
50th percentile
$47,170
75th percentile
$54,560
90th percentile
$59,515

Respiratory therapy professionals in Shreveport make a median yearly salary of $47,170. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 64%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,395 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,515 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Shreveport

Respiratory Therapy
$47,350
Nursing
$50,100
Health Science
$70,302

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Shreveport

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Shreveport

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Shreveport

associate
13
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

In 2010 approximately 13 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Shreveport, Louisiana

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