North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in North Carolina

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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Winston-Salem, Asheville and Greenville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Raleigh, Charlotte and Hickory
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Durham

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Respiratory Therapy Schools in North Carolina

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More North Carolina Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Carteret Community College Morehead City Associate 1,628
Catawba Valley Community College Hickory Associate 4,765
Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte Associate 18,052
Durham Technical Community College Durham Associate 5,170
Edgecombe Community College Tarboro Associate 1,687
Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville Associate 9,063
Forsyth Technical Community College Winston Salem Associate 7,276
Pitt Community College Winterville Associate 6,499
Robeson Community College Lumberton Associate 1,788
Rockingham Community College Wentworth Associate 2,013
Sandhills Community College Pinehurst Associate 3,826
Southwestern Community College Sylva Sylva Associate 2,040
Stanly Community College Albemarle Associate 2,390
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte Doctorate 22,388

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

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

North Carolina

Asheville 240 $51780 1.52
Fayetteville 150 $46940 1.39
Greensboro 350 $56200 1.12
High Point 350 $56200 1.12
Greenville 140 $48380 2.18
Hickory 120 $52100 0.92
Lenoir 120 $52100 0.92
Morganton 120 $52100 0.92
Durham 460 $54030 1.82
Chapel Hill 460 $54030 1.82
Raleigh 290 $56070 0.58
Wilmington 100 $53040 0.98
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