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Respiratory Therapy Schools In Utah

Respiratory Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Utah. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in respiratory therapy in the state of Utah, which encompasses respiratory therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Stevens-Henager College in Murray

    383 W Vine St, Murray, Utah 84123-5671

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Utah 850
National 122,840

Of all of the respiratory therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Utah

80 750 660 700 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, respiratory therapy is a growing field. There were 770 more respiratory therapy professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 963% in four years. This growth is faster 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 Utah

$30,710 $40,925 $44,685 $45,415 $47,670
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are growing in Utah. In 2006 respiratory therapy professionals made a mean salary of $30,710 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,670 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Utah

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 36% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 72% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Utah

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In Utah, respiratory therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006, 85 students graduated from respiratory therapy courses in Utah. And in 2010, 115 students graduated.

This represents a 35% increase in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Utah

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