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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee and Peoria
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign and Chicago
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Peoria

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rockford and Chicago

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More Illinois 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
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,901
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Palos Hills
Associates
15,021
River Grove
Associates
11,386
Belleville
Associates
9,515
East Peoria
Associates
9,290
Rockford
Associates
7,699
Champaign
Associates
7,569
Chicago
Associates
6,183
Springfield
Associates
5,744
Chicago
Doctorate
4,515
Centralia
Associates
3,665
Kankakee
Associates
3,078
Chicago
Doctorate
2,503
Chicago
Bachelors
1,371
Quincy
Masters
270
Rock Island
Masters
228

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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® 22.1 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
Peoria180 $50,310
Rockford140 $56,600
Springfield90 $54,730
Carbondale-Marion60 $48,220
Champaign-UrbanaN/A $52,600
Bloomington30 $51,770

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