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Respiratory Therapy Schools In Nevada

There are 3 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Nevada for faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the state of Nevada, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Pima Medical Institute in Las Vegas

    3333 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89121

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Nevada 810
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nevada.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Nevada

780 830 830 800 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, respiratory therapy is a growing field. There were 30 more respiratory therapy professionals working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has grown by 4% in four years. This growth is slower 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 Nevada

$54,580 $58,700 $63,840 $66,675 $68,525
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Nevada. Respiratory therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,580 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,525 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Nevada

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This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 68% pay differential between the highest paid respiratory therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of respiratory therapy in Nevada.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Nevada

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In Nevada, respiratory therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Nevada is increasing. In Nevada, there were 20 graduates in 2006. And there were 107 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 435% increase in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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