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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Lancaster, Pennsylvania

There are 2 respiratory therapy schools in Lancaster for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Lancaster, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Lancaster Vs. Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy Employment

Lancaster 130
Pennsylvania 5,500

Of the 5,500 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 130 work in Lancaster. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Lancaster has increased, overall employment in Lancaster has also increased.

Lancaster Vs. Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy employment growth

5,690 5,420 5,120 5,330 5,500
No data 110 140 120 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Lancaster

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Lancaster

No data $54,000 $54,480 $53,960 $55,090
$34,710 $36,150 $37,100 $38,460 $39,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Lancaster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lancaster

In 2010 an average salary of $55,090 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in Lancaster. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lancaster.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Lancaster

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $55,140 per year in Lancaster. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 70%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Lancaster

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

Respiratory therapy professional salaries in Lancaster are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Lancaster


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Lancaster


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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Lancaster


Approximately 7 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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