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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Modesto, Visalia and Riverside
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Salinas
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Salinas and Oakland

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More California Respiratory Therapy Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Monterey Park
Associates
36,970
Santa Monica
Bachelors
30,828
Sacramento
Associates
30,519
Walnut
Associates
29,446
Torrance
Associates
24,033
Fresno
Associates
22,925
Costa Mesa
Associates
21,731
Valley Glen
Associates
18,643
El Cajon
Associates
18,498
Modesto
Bachelors
17,684
Los Altos Hills
Bachelors
15,369
Lancaster
Bachelors
14,105
Salinas
Associates
12,328
Victorville
Associates
11,789
Oroville
Associates
11,300
Fremont
Associates
9,814
San Bruno
Bachelors
9,492
Compton
Associates
7,492
Napa
Associates
6,148
Yucaipa
Associates
5,937
Visalia
Associates
5,553
Loma Linda
Doctorate
4,444
Ontario
Associates
1,425
Anaheim
Associates
1,067
San Diego
Bachelors
975
Chula Vista
Associates
975
North Hollywood
Associates
681
San Bernardino
Associates
679
San Diego
Associates
634
Alhambra
Bachelors
599
Garden Grove
Associates
547
Ontario
Bachelors
488
Riverside
Bachelors
462
Pleasant Hill
Associates
437
San Marcos
Bachelors
368
Salida
Associates
229

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield230 $81,140
ChicoN/A N/A
Fresno370 $80,350
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade890 $88,370
Salinas100 $94,930
San Diego-Carlsbad1590 $79,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim7350 $75,070
Modesto230 $82,820
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura310 $80,610
Redding130 $83,170
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario1700 $71,840
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1990 $89,340
Stockton-Lodi190 $88,320
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara910 $93,720
Vallejo-Fairfield130 $84,200
Visalia-Porterville130 $68,140
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande60 $83,470
Santa Cruz-WatsonvilleN/A N/A
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara110 $90,690
Santa Rosa130 $85,160

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