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Respiratory Therapy Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there are 2 accredited schools where respiratory therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Delaware 380
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Delaware

310 260 370 520 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a growing field in Delaware. 70 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 23% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of respiratory therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of respiratory therapy professionals has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$47,030 $55,550 $57,740 $59,300 $59,750
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are growing in Delaware. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $47,030 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,750 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Delaware

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Thus, there was a 21% growth in respiratory therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earning 52% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Delaware state.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Delaware

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In Delaware, respiratory therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Delaware is increasing. In 2006 there were 24 respiratory therapy graduates from respiratory therapy courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 25 graduates.

This represents a 4% increase in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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