Respiratory Therapy Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

There is only one respiratory therapy school in West Columbia for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the city of West Columbia, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:

  • Respiratory Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Respiratory Therapy Employment

West Columbia 310
South Carolina 1,930

Exactly 310 of the 1,930 respiratory therapy professionals employed in South Carolina, work in West Columbia. There has been a 18% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia has decreased, overall employment in West Columbia has increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Respiratory Therapy employment growth

1,950 2,190 2,220 2,240 1,930
380 350 370 400 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$37,805 $46,060 $47,360 $43,145 $43,455
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,455 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia. Respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia made a yearly average salary of $37,805, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in West Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia

10th percentile
$35,040
25th percentile
$37,665
50th percentile
$41,690
75th percentile
$47,675
90th percentile
$56,785

Respiratory therapy professionals in West Columbia make a median yearly salary of $41,690. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $56,785 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in West Columbia

Respiratory Therapy
$43,455
Nursing
$53,056
Health Science
$66,437

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in West Columbia

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In West Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In West Columbia

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
14
Total21

Approximately 21 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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