Respiratory Therapy Schools
In West Memphis, Arkansas

In West Memphis, there is only one respiratory therapy school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in West Memphis, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Memphis Vs. Arkansas Respiratory Therapy Employment

West Memphis 870
Arkansas 1,290

Of the 1,290 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Arkansas, 870 work in West Memphis. There has been a 38% growth in the number of respiratory therapy professionals in West Memphis between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in West Memphis has increased, overall employment in West Memphis has also increased.

West Memphis Vs. Arkansas Respiratory Therapy employment growth

1,400 1,310 1,300 1,370 1,290
630 690 690 950 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: West Memphis

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in West Memphis

$39,305 $39,805 $41,285 $41,515 $43,435
$35,760 $36,870 $38,030 $39,380 $40,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in West Memphis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Memphis

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in West Memphis have increased. In 2010 West Memphis respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,435. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in West Memphis was $39,305 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in West Memphis.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in West Memphis

10th percentile
$34,900
25th percentile
$38,215
50th percentile
$42,840
75th percentile
$48,765
90th percentile
$54,090

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $42,840 per year in West Memphis. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,900 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $54,090 per year.

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

Respiratory Therapy
$43,435
Nursing
$53,598
Health Science
$65,661

West Memphis 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 West Memphis

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In West Memphis

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in respiratory therapy offered by West Memphis' respiratory therapy school.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In West Memphis

No data at this time.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in West Memphis, Arkansas

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