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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Monroe and Shreveport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houma, Baton Rouge and Lafayette
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lafayette, New Orleans and Baton Rouge

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More Louisiana 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
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
Shreveport
Associates
3,240
Eunice
Associates
2,906
Schriever
Associates
2,063
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
1,409
New Orleans
Doctorate
1,040

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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
Baton Rouge310 $51,460
Alexandria130 $52,560
Lafayette220 $53,170
Lake Charles70 $50,890
MonroeN/A $
New Orleans-Metairie510 $57,010
Shreveport-Bossier City350 $52,060
Hammond70 $52,480
Houma-Thibodaux140 $53,860

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