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Respiratory Therapy Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 9 accredited respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy training in Arizona, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  2. Kaplan College in Phoenix

    13610 N Black Canyon Hwy, Ste 104, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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  3. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

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  4. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  5. Pima Medical Institute in Tucson

    3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200, Tucson, Arizona 85716

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  6. Pima Medical Institute in Mesa on Dobson

    957 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Arizona 2,390
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Arizona

2,830 2,600 2,700 2,410 2,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of respiratory therapy is shrinking. In 2010 there were 440 less respiratory therapy professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 16% in four years. This is faster than the trend for respiratory therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$39,730 $40,125 $40,845 $42,405 $47,605
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $39,730 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,605 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Arizona

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This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earn 85% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Arizona

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In Arizona, respiratory therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006 there were 262 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 330 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of respiratory therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 26%. A majority of these graduates, or 78%, graduated with a associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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