Respiratory Therapy in Idaho

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Schools Offering Respiratory Therapy Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Idaho students graduate with degrees in respiratory therapy. Thus, Idaho's 3 respiratory therapy schools put out approximately 65 respiratory therapists each year.

Top Schools

Boise State University, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a respiratory therapy program. It is located in Boise. 62 students graduated with a degree in respiratory therapy from Boise State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Boise State University was $5,300 per year.

Idaho State University, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a respiratory therapy program. It is located in Pocatello. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Idaho State University respiratory therapy program. Idaho State University charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.

College of Southern Idaho, which is located in Twin Falls, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a respiratory therapy program. It received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in respiratory therapy from College of Southern Idaho in 2010. College of Southern Idaho charged in-state students $2,520 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Idaho's respiratory therapy schools ranges from $5,416 per year to $2,520 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,412 per year. In 2010, the following Idaho respiratory therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  2. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year
  3. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year

The respiratory therapy schools in Idaho that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

A respiratory therapy degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The highest percentage of respiratory therapy graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a respiratory therapist. If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Idaho, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 380 Idaho respiratory therapists as of 2010. The largest populations of Idaho respiratory therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Ada County - 230 respiratory therapists
  2. Blaine County - 30 respiratory therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of respiratory therapists is expected to grow by 24% by 2018. There are projected to be 510 respiratory therapists working in the Idaho then.

Salary

A respiratory therapist in Idaho makes an average of $52,780 per year. However, Idaho respiratory therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $39,580 per year to more than $83,850 per year in 2010. On average a respiratory therapist earns the most in the following Idaho counties:

  1. Blaine County - $60,310 per year
  2. Ada County - $51,810 per year

A respiratory therapist in the following counties in Idaho make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Ada County - $51,810 per year
  2. Blaine County - $60,310 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Idaho statistics regarding a career in respiratory therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or allied health.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
 

Curious what studying Respiratory Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Respiratory Therapists + 380 $52,780 -5.0%
2
Respiratory Therapy Technicians + 60 $39,260
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are respiratory therapy related jobs in Idaho