Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

There is only one respiratory therapy school in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Columbia's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Respiratory Therapy Employment

Columbia 160
Missouri 3,370

Exactly 160 of Missouri's 3,370 respiratory therapy professionals work in Columbia. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,020 3,120 3,280 3,180 3,370
No data No data 190 160 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$42,810 $44,580 $48,820 $50,370 $50,750
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Columbia respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,750. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $42,810 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Columbia

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Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $50,200 per year in Columbia. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 88%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Columbia

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

On average respiratory therapy professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Columbia


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's respiratory therapy school offers one respiratory therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 18 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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