Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Washington DC

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

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Respiratory Therapy Employment

Washington DC 1,100
Washington DC 290

Of the 290 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Washington DC, 1,100 work in Washington. There has been a 9% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Respiratory Therapy employment growth

350 470 350 310 290
1,210 1,280 1,300 1,220 1,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$48,220 $50,120 $56,305 $58,755 $61,955
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Washington has shrunk, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $61,955 per year. Respiratory therapy professionals in Washington made a yearly average salary of $48,220, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$41,230
25th percentile
$49,970
50th percentile
$65,200
75th percentile
$74,075
90th percentile
$81,755

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $65,200 per year in Washington. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 98% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Respiratory Therapy
$61,955
Nursing
$70,406
Health Science
$81,012

Washington 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 Washington DC

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Washington's respiratory therapy school offers one respiratory therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Washington DC

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students completed respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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