Illinois Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in Illinois

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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

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in Illinois are listed below.

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More Illinois Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Chicago Associate 6,031
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Chicago Associate 4,078
College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Associate 25,768
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
Kankakee Community College Kankakee Associate 3,591
Kaskaskia College Centralia Associate 5,041
Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills Associate 15,859
National-Louis University Chicago Doctorate 7,405
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407
Rock Valley College Rockford Associate 7,923
Saint Augustine College Chicago Chicago Bachelor 1,289
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Associate 13,713
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences Rock Island Bachelor 210
Triton College 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, 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


Bloomington 50 $49460 0.65
Champaign 80 $47090 0.95
Urbana 80 $47090 0.95
Peoria 170 $56370 1.1
Rockford 140 $53330 1.13
Kankakee 60 $52740 1.58
Springfield 80 $54600 0.83
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