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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Torrance, California

Respiratory Therapy faculty can choose to work at only one respiratory therapy school in Torrance. The trends in Torrance's respiratory therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes respiratory therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Respiratory Therapy Employment

Torrance 3,820
California 13,400

Exactly 3,820 of California's 13,400 respiratory therapy professionals work in Torrance. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Torrance has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Torrance has also increased.

Torrance Vs. California Respiratory Therapy employment growth

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
3,550 3,950 3,750 3,760 3,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$54,495 $58,170 $58,550 $60,215 $58,075
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

Salaries for respiratory therapy professionals in Torrance have increased. In 2010 Torrance respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,075. Four years earlier in 2006, respiratory therapy professionals in Torrance made an average salary of $54,495 per year. The growth in the salary of respiratory therapy professionals in Torrance is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Torrance

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

Torrance respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,155. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 76%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,170 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,025 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Torrance

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

On average respiratory therapy professional salaries in Torrance are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Torrance


There is only one accredited respiratory therapy school in the city. Many of Torrance's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Torrance


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in respiratory therapy offered by Torrance's respiratory therapy schools.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Torrance


Approximately 41 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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