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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Respiratory Therapy faculty can choose to work at one of 2 respiratory therapy schools in Philadelphia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. Academia in respiratory therapy includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy Employment

Philadelphia 2,050
Pennsylvania 5,500

Exactly 2,050 of Pennsylvania's 5,500 respiratory therapy professionals work in Philadelphia. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy employment growth

5,690 5,420 5,120 5,330 5,500
2,110 1,900 1,600 1,810 2,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$45,845 $48,775 $52,600 $59,250 $60,425
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,425. Respiratory therapy professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $45,845, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Respiratory therapy professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $60,290 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,435 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 60% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

Philadelphia respiratory therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Philadelphia


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's respiratory therapy schools offer 2 respiratory therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 90 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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