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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee and Peoria
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign and Chicago
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Peoria

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rockford and Chicago

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More Illinois Respiratory Therapy Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chicago
Associate
6,031
Chicago
Associate
4,078
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Centralia
Associate
5,041
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Chicago
Bachelor
1,289
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Rock Island
Bachelor
210
River Grove
Associate
15,658

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bloomington 50 $49,460
Champaign 80 $47,090
Urbana 80 $47,090
Peoria 170 $56,370
Rockford 140 $53,330
Kankakee 60 $52,740
Springfield 80 $54,600

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