Respiratory Therapy Schools In Texas

Texas has 31 accredited respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Texas, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alvin Community College

    3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, Texas 77511-4898

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  2. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  3. Angelina College

    3500 South First, Lufkin, Texas 75902-1768

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  4. Cisco College

    101 College Heights, Cisco, Texas 76437

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  5. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  6. El Centro College

    801 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75202-3604

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  7. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  8. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  9. Howard College

    1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, Texas 79720

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  10. McLennan Community College

    1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708

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  11. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  12. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  13. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  14. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  15. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  16. St. Philip's College

    1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098

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  17. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  18. South Plains College

    1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336

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  19. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  20. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

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  21. Temple College

    2600 S 1st St, Temple, Texas 76504-7435

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  22. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  23. The University of Texas Medical Branch

    301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555-0129

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  24. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  25. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  26. Victoria College

    2200 E Red River, Victoria, Texas 77901

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  27. Weatherford College

    225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086-5699

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  28. Collin County Community College District

    3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069

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  29. ATI Career Training Center-Dallas in Dallas on Technology Blvd

    10003 Technology Blvd. West, Dallas, Texas 75220-4316

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  30. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

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  31. Lamar Institute of Technology

    855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Texas 11,140
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 9% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Texas

9,780 10,080 10,800 10,830 11,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing in Texas. In 2010 there were 1,360 more respiratory therapy professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of respiratory therapy has grown by 14% in Texas. This growth is faster than the national trend for respiratory therapy professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of respiratory therapy professionals working around the nation.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$41,650 $44,075 $45,750 $47,270 $47,570
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Texas. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,650 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,570 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$33,575
25th percentile
$40,215
50th percentile
$47,500
75th percentile
$54,905
90th percentile
$62,805

Thus, respiratory therapy professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earning 87% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Texas

Health Science
$67,152
Nursing
$56,832
Respiratory Therapy
$47,570

In Texas, respiratory therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas

associate
26
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Texas is increasing. In 2006 there were 494 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 610 graduates.

This represents a 23% increase in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. Most of these graduates, or 81%, earned an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Texas

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