Iowa Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport and Waterloo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Davenport and Des Moines

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport and Des Moines

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Respiratory Therapy Schools in Iowa

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  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Degrees: Certificate, Master
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More Iowa Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo Associate 5,725
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar Associate 4,810
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351
St Luke's College Sioux City Associate 145

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Iowa City 150 $53200 1.87
Cedar Rapids 100 $48820 0.78
Des Moines 130 $50910 0.45
West Des Moines 130 $50910 0.45
Dubuque 40 $46170 0.7
Waterloo 70 $46240 0.9
Cedar Falls 70 $46240 0.9
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