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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

In Charlotte, there are 2 respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the city of Charlotte, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Employment

Charlotte 640
North Carolina 3,460

Of the 3,460 respiratory therapy professionals employed in North Carolina, 640 work in Charlotte. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Charlotte has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Charlotte has increased, overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,380 3,650 3,450 3,500 3,460
560 620 570 570 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$39,695 $41,460 $43,845 $44,840 $44,495
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Charlotte have increased. In 2010 Charlotte respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,495. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Charlotte made an average salary of $39,695 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Charlotte

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Respiratory therapy professionals in Charlotte make a median yearly salary of $44,280. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,335 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $55,750 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Charlotte


Many of Charlotte's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Charlotte


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in respiratory therapy offered by Charlotte's respiratory therapy schools.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Charlotte


Approximately 36 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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