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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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  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
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  •  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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More Texas Respiratory Therapy Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock 530 $56,960
Abilene 80 $49,900
Amarillo 140 $50,340
Beaumont-Port Arthur 220 $56,120
Brownsville-Harlingen 230 $56,750
College Station-Bryan 160 $59,580
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 3310 $60,320
El Paso 320 $50,380
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 2600 $60,030
San Antonio-New Braunfels 1420 $56,800
Longview 130 $51,770
Lubbock 180 $50,860
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 430 $59,880
Killeen-Temple 260 $57,990
Odessa 70 $52,530
Sherman-Denison 50 $53,780
Tyler 120 $50,140
Waco 70 $52,500

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