Texas Respiratory Therapy Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Respiratory Therapists in Texas

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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Odessa, Victoria and Texarkana
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dallas, Fort Worth and College Station
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: McAllen, Dallas and Brownsville

Schools for Respiratory Therapists in Texas are listed below.

Selected Respiratory Therapy Schools in Texas

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Brightwood College
Corpus Christi

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Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Programs: Patient Care Technician
  • Degrees: Diploma

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Rehabilitation Sciences (Certificate) - Online, Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

  • Programs: Physical Therapy Technician Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More Texas Respiratory Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alvin Community College Alvin Associate 4,169
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Cisco College Cisco Associate 3,365
Colin College Plano Associate 20,143
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Centro College Dallas Associate 6,680
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Howard College Big Spring Associate 3,329
Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont Associate 2,590
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls Masters 6,027
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
St Philips College San Antonio Associate 9,256
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Temple College Temple Associate 4,787
Texas Southern University Houston Doctorate 9,540
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 2,868
The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Doctorate 2,422
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
Victoria College Victoria Associate 4,002
Weatherford College Weatherford Associate 4,544

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

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


Abilene 80 $48330 1.44
Amarillo 160 $50320 1.61
Austin 600 $56800 0.74
Round Rock 600 $56800 0.74
Houston 2350 $57540 0.92
The Woodlands 2350 $57540 0.92
Sugar Land 2350 $57540 0.92
Beaumont 200 $57120 1.36
Port Arthur 200 $57120 1.36
Brownsville 230 $55880 1.94
Harlingen 230 $55880 1.94
College Station 150 $58560 1.68
Bryan 150 $58560 1.68
Corpus Christi 190 $58790 1.15
Dallas 3140 $58710 1.09
Fort Worth 3140 $58710 1.09
Arlington 3140 $58710 1.09
El Paso 300 $48800 1.18
San Angelo 50 $53020 1.17
San Antonio 1030 $51820 1.24
New Braunfels 1030 $51820 1.24
Longview 110 $53470 1.23
Lubbock 190 $48120 1.58
McAllen 450 $61290 2.13
Edinburg 450 $61290 2.13
Mission 450 $61290 2.13
Midland 90 $55730 1.17
Killeen 240 $56610 2.07
Temple 240 $56610 2.07
Sherman 50 $54350 1.38
Denison 50 $54350 1.38
Tyler 110 $49130 1.34
Victoria 70 $47900 1.85
Wichita Falls 40 $58440 0.78
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