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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

In Tucson, there are 2 respiratory therapy schools where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Tucson, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Respiratory Therapy Employment

Tucson 450
Arizona 2,390

Of the 2,390 respiratory therapy professionals employed in Arizona, 450 work in Tucson. The number of respiratory therapy professionals in Tucson has shrunk by 26% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Tucson has also decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Respiratory Therapy employment growth

2,830 2,600 2,700 2,410 2,390
610 490 310 350 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

$40,130 $39,670 $41,350 $43,060 $49,310
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Tucson has shrunk, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Tucson respiratory therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,310. The average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Tucson was $40,130 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tucson.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Tucson

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

Tucson respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,600. The difference in pay between the respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 54%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Tucson

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Tucson


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

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Tucson


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

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Tucson


Approximately 69 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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