Professional Respiratory Therapy Techs Salaries, Locations, and Schools
There are an estimated 19,000 professional respiratory therapy techs nationally. Most recently, workers have experienced a very low level of joblessness. An estimated 2% of employees did not have employment in 2006.
Professional respiratory therapy techs employed part-time are 21% of the total.
Workers often find employers are looking for an associate degree. Employees, in 16% of cases, have bachelor's degree or higher. After high school, 57% of professional respiratory therapy techs pursued some additional career education. Workers, in 27% of cases, had only a high school education.
Employees -of-a-feather seem to flock to Florence (South Carolina), Alexandria (Louisiana), and Amarillo (Texas). They are less likely to be found around Cleveland (Ohio), Phoenix (Arizona), and Warren (Michigan). Compensation of professional respiratory therapy techs is best in Bethesda (Maryland), Las Vegas (Nevada), and Baltimore (Maryland), and much worse in Kansas City (Missouri), Amarillo (Texas), and Little Rock (Arkansas).
Detailed local employment conditions for Professional Respiratory Therapy Techs in metro areas across the US are shown in the table below.
Local Jobs Info for Professional Respiratory Therapy Techs
Employment info for Professional Respiratory Therapy Techs, by metropolitan area (for 2006). A Market Strength rating of 1.0 means the city (and surroundings) has an average number of workers in the occupation for to its population. A higher number indicates relatively more workers for the occupation in that location.
|State||City and Surroundings||Market Strength||Workers||Median Wage|
|District of Columbia||Washington||1.16||220||$44,000|
|Florida||West Palm Beach||2.41||110||$40,000|
|New York||New York||0.97||400||$54,000|
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