Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Meridian, Mississippi

In Meridian, there is only one respiratory therapy school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the city of Meridian, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Respiratory Therapy Employment

Meridian 190
Mississippi 1,550

Of the 1,550 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Mississippi, 190 work in Meridian. Between 2006 and 2010, in Meridian, there has been a 0% decline in the number of respiratory therapy professionals. As the employment for respiratory therapy professionals in Meridian has decreased, overall employment in Meridian has also decreased.

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Respiratory Therapy employment growth

1,430 1,390 1,510 1,550 1,550
190 190 190 No data 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Meridian

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Meridian

$31,570 $33,275 $37,570 No data $39,150
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Meridian
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Meridian

In Meridian, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. Meridian respiratory therapy professionals made $39,150 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Meridian made an average salary of $31,570 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Meridian.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Meridian

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Respiratory therapy professionals make a median salary of $38,435 per year in Meridian. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,285 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 53% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Meridian

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Meridian


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Meridian


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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Meridian


Approximately 11 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Meridian, Mississippi

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