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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

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  • AS-Respiratory Care

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  • Patient Care Technician

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Laredo
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  • Professional Massage Therapy Program

• Offers day and evening classes for flexible scheduling options.
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• Career placement assistance is provided for all students and graduates.
• 3 campuses located in Dallas, Arlington, and Houston, Texas.

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Arlington
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  • Professional Massage Therapy
  • Offers several program options in healthcare and wellness, skilled trades, and business.
  • Provides career assistance services including resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and professional partnerships with regional employers for employment opportunities.
  • Classes start every month.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for the San Antonio branch.
  • 5 campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Weslaco.
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McAllen
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  • Massage Therapy
  • Offers career programs in accounting, cosmetology, massage therapy, physical fitness training, and more.
  • Provides hands-on training led by instructors who have relevant, on-the-job experience.
  • Each campus features a public salon and spa for student practice.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 11 campuses across California, Texas, Nevada and Idaho, as well as 8 additional Milan Institute of Cosmetology campuses.
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  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
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  • Cosmetology
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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Longview
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  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D. Applied Clinical Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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  • Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.

More Texas Respiratory Therapy Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Plano
Associate
20,143
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Dallas
Associate
6,680
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Odessa
Associate
4,580
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Temple
Associate
4,787
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
2,868
Galveston
Doctorate
2,422
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Victoria
Associate
4,002
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Abilene 80 $48,330
Amarillo 160 $50,320
Austin 600 $56,800
Round Rock 600 $56,800
Houston 2350 $57,540
The Woodlands 2350 $57,540
Sugar Land 2350 $57,540
Beaumont 200 $57,120
Port Arthur 200 $57,120
Brownsville 230 $55,880
Harlingen 230 $55,880
College Station 150 $58,560
Bryan 150 $58,560
Corpus Christi 190 $58,790
Dallas 3140 $58,710
Fort Worth 3140 $58,710
Arlington 3140 $58,710
El Paso 300 $48,800
San Angelo 50 $53,020
San Antonio 1030 $51,820
New Braunfels 1030 $51,820
Longview 110 $53,470
Lubbock 190 $48,120
McAllen 450 $61,290
Edinburg 450 $61,290
Mission 450 $61,290
Midland 90 $55,730
Killeen 240 $56,610
Temple 240 $56,610
Sherman 50 $54,350
Denison 50 $54,350
Tyler 110 $49,130
Victoria 70 $47,900
Wichita Falls 40 $58,440

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