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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Kentucky

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bowling Green and Lexington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Owensboro and Louisville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Louisville and Lexington

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Kentucky

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bowling Green and Louisville

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More Kentucky 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
Total Enrollment
Highland Heights
Doctorate
14,456
Louisville
Associates
12,250
Morehead
Doctorate
10,580
Lexington
Associates
9,478
Elizabethtown
Associates
7,115
Somerset
Associates
5,886
Prestonsburg
Associates
4,346
Bowling Green
Associates
4,289
Louisville
Doctorate
3,757
Maysville
Associates
3,495
Madisonville
Associates
3,404
Cumberland
Associates
3,229
Hopkinsville
Associates
2,640
Ashland
Associates
2,603

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Kentucky. 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
Bowling Green110 $48,380
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox60 $48,030
Lexington-Fayette350 $49,710

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