Respiratory Therapy Schools
In West Plains, Missouri

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

West Plains Vs. Missouri Respiratory Therapy Employment

West Plains 120
Missouri 3,370

Exactly 120 of the 3,370 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Missouri, work in West Plains. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in West Plains has shrunk by 57% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in West Plains has also decreased.

West Plains Vs. Missouri Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,020 3,120 3,280 3,180 3,370
280 250 250 No data 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: West Plains

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in West Plains

$33,710 $37,550 $38,805 No data $42,060
$27,630 $29,060 $30,100 No data $30,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in West Plains
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Plains

In West Plains, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 West Plains respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $42,060. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in West Plains was $33,710 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in West Plains is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in West Plains

10th percentile
$30,010
25th percentile
$35,550
50th percentile
$41,910
75th percentile
$48,350
90th percentile
$56,130

Respiratory therapy professionals in West Plains make a median yearly salary of $41,910. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,010 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $56,130 per year.

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

Respiratory Therapy
$42,060
Nursing
$42,255
Health Science
$56,206

West Plains 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 Plains

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In West Plains

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In West Plains

associate
14
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in West Plains, Missouri

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