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Respiratory Therapy Schools In Montana

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


  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Montana 400
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Montana.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Montana

350 310 290 360 400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a growing field in Montana. In Montana, 50 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% 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 Montana

$40,295 $41,415 $46,410 $41,310 $42,920
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are growing in Montana. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $40,295 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,920 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Montana

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Thus, respiratory therapy professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earning 85% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Montana state.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Montana

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In Montana, 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 Montana


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Montana is decreasing. In Montana, there were 22 graduates in 2006. And there were 18 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 18% decrease in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Montana state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Montana

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