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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Liberal, Kansas

Respiratory Therapy faculty can choose to work at only one respiratory therapy school in Liberal. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Liberal, and the future trends. Academia in respiratory therapy includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Liberal Vs. Kansas Respiratory Therapy Employment

Liberal 420
Kansas 1,240

Of the 1,240 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Kansas, 420 work in Liberal. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal has grown by 425%. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal has increased, overall employment in Liberal has also increased.

Liberal Vs. Kansas Respiratory Therapy employment growth

1,150 1,200 1,230 1,250 1,240
80 70 100 No data 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Liberal

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Liberal

$36,115 $37,425 $40,605 No data $42,440
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Liberal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Liberal

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,440 per year was earned by respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal made an average salary of $36,115 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Liberal

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Liberal respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,325. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,795 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $57,060 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Liberal

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Liberal


Many of Liberal's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited respiratory therapy school in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Liberal


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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Liberal


In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Liberal, Kansas

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