Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Respiratory Therapy Employment

Tuscaloosa 160
Alabama 2,410

Exactly 160 of Alabama's 2,410 respiratory therapy professionals work in Tuscaloosa. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Tuscaloosa has grown by 33% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Tuscaloosa has increased, overall employment in Tuscaloosa has decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Respiratory Therapy employment growth

580 2,860 2,060 2,180 2,410
120 130 130 No data 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$33,040 $34,870 $35,920 No data $36,880
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Tuscaloosa has grown, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have also increased. In 2010 Tuscaloosa respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $36,880. Respiratory therapy professionals in Tuscaloosa made a yearly average salary of $33,040, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Tuscaloosa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Tuscaloosa

10th percentile
$26,710
25th percentile
$30,385
50th percentile
$37,100
75th percentile
$42,885
90th percentile
$48,260

Tuscaloosa respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,100. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,710 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 81% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Respiratory Therapy
$36,880
Nursing
$45,050
Health Science
$61,007

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Tuscaloosa

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Tuscaloosa

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

In 2010 approximately 16 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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