According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities are expected to grow faster than the national average with a 28% projected growth from 2010 to 2020. The growth in the demand will increase from the expanding role of Respiratory Therapists in case management, disease prevention, emergency care and the early detection of pulmonary disorders. The average salary of Registered Respiratory Therapists is over $62,000 per year (employment survey by AARC).
American Association for Respiratory Care
TSU Career Development Center
Cardio-Respiratory Care Sciences