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Respiratory Therapy Schools In Wisconsin

There are 7 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Wisconsin for faculty who teach respiratory therapy classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the respiratory therapy academic community in Wisconsin, and the future trends in respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. Mid-State Technical College

    500 32nd St N, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

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  3. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  4. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  5. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042

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  6. Chippewa Valley Technical College

    620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-6162

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  7. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Respiratory Therapy Employment

Wisconsin 2,020
National 122,840

Approximately 2% of the country's respiratory therapy professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Respiratory therapy professionals In Wisconsin

1,830 1,960 2,170 2,330 2,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Respiratory Therapy is a growing field in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, 190 more respiratory therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wisconsin, this field has grown by 10% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for respiratory therapy professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of respiratory therapy professionals working around the nation.

Respiratory Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$43,755 $43,425 $45,170 $46,960 $49,080
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to respiratory therapy professionals are increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for respiratory therapy professionals in 2006 was $43,755 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,080 per year.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Wisconsin

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in respiratory therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Wisconsin state, within the field of respiratory therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid respiratory therapy professionals earn 78% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Health Science
Respiratory Therapy

In Wisconsin, respiratory therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of respiratory therapy professionals is increasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited respiratory therapy schools in Wisconsin state is decreasing. In Wisconsin, there were 134 graduates in 2006. And there were 109 graduates from respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 19% decrease in the number of respiratory therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Wisconsin state. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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