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Respiratory Therapy in Nevada

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Schools Offering Respiratory Therapy Programs in Nevada

Each year, roughly 0.3% of Nevada students graduate with degrees in respiratory therapy. In other words, every year an estimated 107 respiratory therapists graduate from Nevada's 3 respiratory therapy schools.

Top Schools

Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Las Vegas, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a respiratory therapy program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 60 students graduated from Pima Medical Institute's respiratory therapy program.

College of Southern Nevada, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a respiratory therapy program. It is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, 9 students graduated from College of Southern Nevada respiratory therapy program. Students at College of Southern Nevada paid $2,243 per year in tuition fees.


Respiratory therapy schools in Nevada, charge students an average tuition of $1,122 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,243 per year, or as little as $2,243 per year. The Nevada respiratory therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

A respiratory therapy degree from a Nevada school... what next?

The highest percentage of respiratory therapy graduates in Nevada pursue careers as a respiratory therapist. If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 610 Nevada respiratory therapists as of 2010. The largest populations of Nevada respiratory therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 400 respiratory therapists
  2. Pinal County - 150 respiratory therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 740 respiratory therapists will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of respiratory therapists to grow by 17%.


A respiratory therapist in Nevada makes an average of $66,710 per year. However, this number is only an average. respiratory therapists in Nevada had varying salaries from $49,720 to $88,590 per year in 2010. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a respiratory therapist are:

  1. Clark County - $68,180 per year
  2. Pinal County - $63,520 per year

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

  1. Pinal County - $63,520 per year
  2. Clark County - $68,180 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada 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 Nevada

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Respiratory Therapists 610 $66,710
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 200 $70,340 66.7%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are respiratory therapy related jobs in Nevada