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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Sylva, North Carolina

The city of Sylva has only one school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Sylva's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Sylva Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Employment

Sylva 170
North Carolina 3,460

Exactly 170 of North Carolina's 3,460 respiratory therapy professionals work in Sylva. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Sylva has shrunk by 11%. Overall employment in Sylva has increased.

Sylva Vs. North Carolina Respiratory Therapy employment growth

3,380 3,650 3,450 3,500 3,460
190 200 210 No data 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Sylva

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Sylva

$40,150 $41,215 $42,560 No data $46,910
$29,730 $30,520 $31,770 No data $33,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Sylva
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sylva

In Sylva, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Sylva reportedly earned an average salary of $46,910 per year. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Sylva was $40,150 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sylva.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Sylva

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90th percentile

Respiratory therapy professionals in Sylva earn a median salary of $46,870 per year. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 56% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Sylva

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Sylva


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Sylva


Sylva's respiratory therapy school offers one respiratory therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Sylva


In 2010 approximately 12 students completed respiratory therapy courses.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Sylva, North Carolina

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