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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Fresno, California

The city of Fresno has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Fresno's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fresno Vs. California Respiratory Therapy Employment

Fresno 260
California 13,400

Exactly 260 of the 13,400 respiratory therapy professionals employed in California, work in Fresno. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fresno, there has been a 16% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals. Overall employment in Fresno has also decreased.

Fresno Vs. California Respiratory Therapy employment growth

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
310 310 270 250 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Fresno

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Fresno

$59,340 $61,550 $63,830 $63,480 $66,370
$37,060 $38,180 $39,920 $40,460 $41,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Fresno
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fresno

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Fresno has shrunk, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. Fresno respiratory therapy professionals made $66,370 per year, on average, in 2010. Respiratory therapy professionals in Fresno made a yearly average salary of $59,340, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Fresno is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Fresno

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

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $65,790 per year in Fresno. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 73%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,110 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $86,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Fresno

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Fresno


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Fresno


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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Fresno


Approximately 20 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Fresno, California

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