Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Wilkesboro, North Carolina

There is only one respiratory therapy school in Wilkesboro 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 Wilkesboro, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkesboro Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Employment

Wilkesboro 170
North Carolina 3,460

Of the 3,460 respiratory therapy professionals employed in North Carolina, 170 work in Wilkesboro. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilkesboro, there has been a 11% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals. Overall employment in Wilkesboro has increased.

Wilkesboro Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,380 3,650 3,450 3,500 3,460
190 200 210 No data 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkesboro

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Wilkesboro

$40,150 $41,215 $42,560 No data $46,910
$29,730 $30,520 $31,770 No data $33,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Wilkesboro
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkesboro

In Wilkesboro, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Wilkesboro reportedly earned an average salary of $46,910 per year. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Wilkesboro was $40,150 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Wilkesboro is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Wilkesboro

10th percentile
$37,040
25th percentile
$41,170
50th percentile
$46,870
75th percentile
$53,530
90th percentile
$57,960

Respiratory therapy professionals in Wilkesboro earn a median salary of $46,870 per year. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 56%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,040 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Wilkesboro

Respiratory Therapy
$46,910
Nursing
$48,120
Health Science
$67,758

On average respiratory therapy professional salaries in Wilkesboro are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Wilkesboro

1

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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Wilkesboro

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Wilkesboro

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

In 2010 approximately 10 students completed respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Wilkesboro, North Carolina

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