Louisiana Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Monroe and Shreveport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houma, Baton Rouge and Lafayette
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lafayette, New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Respiratory Therapy Schools in Louisiana

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More Louisiana Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City Associate 4,986
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Louisiana State University-Eunice Eunice Associate 2,864
Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus Harvey Associate 564
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Our Lady of the Lake College Baton Rouge Masters 2,103
Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport Associate 2,337

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

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


Alexandria 0 $51760 0
Baton Rouge 270 $49080 0.8
Hammond 120 $50010 3.44
Houma 90 $50570 1.11
Thibodaux 90 $50570 1.11
Lafayette 190 $48460 1.02
Lake Charles 60 $51360 0.76
Monroe 60 $48680 0.92
New Orleans 650 $56190 1.33
Metairie 650 $56190 1.33
Shreveport 290 $49870 1.83
Bossier City 290 $49870 1.83
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