Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Johnstown, Pittsburgh and Erie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lancaster, Allentown and Scranton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Allentown and Lancaster

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Respiratory Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania

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  • Programs: Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Degrees: Diploma

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More Pennsylvania Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
Laurel Business Institute Uniontown Associate 313
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield Masters 3,338
Point Park University Pittsburgh Masters 3,591
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Lancaster Associate 769
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Johnstown Bachelor 3,121
York College Pennsylvania York Masters 5,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

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


Harrisburg 270 $62470 0.97
Carlisle 270 $62470 0.97
Bloomsburg 180 $58960 4.78
Berwick 180 $58960 4.78
Johnstown 80 $51340 1.79
Chambersburg 40 $0 0.8
Waynesboro 40 $0 0.8
Erie 110 $49120 1.01
Pittsburgh 1350 $52590 1.37
Reading 180 $54870 1.23
Lancaster 140 $59230 0.71
Scranton 190 $50210 0.85
Wilkes 190 $50210 0.85
Barre 190 $50210 0.85
Hazleton 190 $50210 0.85
York 120 $59210 0.76
Hanover 120 $59210 0.76
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