Florida Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Punta Gorda, Gainesville and Deltona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: West Palm Beach, Fort Walton Beach and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sebastian, Cape Coral and Fort Lauderdale

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in Florida are listed below.

Selected Respiratory Therapy Schools in Florida

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Pursue your education with American College for Medical Careers.

  • Programs: Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Associate

Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Keiser University Campus
Fort Lauderdale, Lakeland, Miami, Sarasota, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy, Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: Patient Care Technician
  • Degrees: Diploma
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More Florida Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Edison State College Fort Myers Bachelor 11,369
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee Masters & First Professional 11,562
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Polk Community College Winter Haven Associate 7,757
Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Associate 5,111
Santa Fe College Gainesville Associate 14,824
Seminole Community College Sanford Associate 12,745
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450
Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Associate 13,776
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
Valencia Community College Orlando Associate 32,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Respiratory Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Respiratory Therapists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 260 $44800 2.39
Jacksonville 610 $55420 1.12
Cape Coral 230 $55730 1.09
Fort Myers 230 $55730 1.09
Crestview 70 $47610 0.79
Fort Walton Beach 70 $47610 0.79
Destin 70 $47610 0.79
Deltona 210 $52630 1.32
Daytona Beach 210 $52630 1.32
Ormond Beach 210 $52630 1.32
Orlando 870 $55030 0.89
Kissimmee 870 $55030 0.89
Sanford 870 $55030 0.89
Palm Bay 200 $55540 1.16
Melbourne 200 $55540 1.16
Titusville 200 $55540 1.16
Panama City 80 $48770 1.16
Pensacola 210 $52120 1.5
Ferry Pass 210 $52120 1.5
Brent 210 $52120 1.5
Port St. Lucie 90 $57020 0.79
Lakeland 200 $54760 1.12
Winter Haven 200 $54760 1.12
Miami 2670 $54560 1.26
Fort Lauderdale 2670 $54560 1.26
West Palm Beach 2670 $54560 1.26
Naples 80 $53690 0.69
Immokalee 80 $53690 0.69
Marco Island 80 $53690 0.69
North Port 240 $57250 1
Sarasota 240 $57250 1
Bradenton 240 $57250 1
Ocala 90 $54070 1.05
Sebastian 50 $55890 1.18
Vero Beach 50 $55890 1.18
Tallahassee 130 $53910 0.95
Tampa 1200 $56630 1.13
St. Petersburg 1200 $56630 1.13
Clearwater 1200 $56630 1.13
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