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Respiratory Care Therapy Schools in Maryland

91 students earned Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist degrees in Maryland in the 2019-2020 year.

In terms of popularity, Respiratory Care Therapy is the 34th most popular major in the state out of a total 122 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Respiratory Care Therapy Majors in Maryland

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate Degree 68
Bachelor’s Degree 23

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a respiratory care therapy/therapist major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of respiratory care therapy/therapist majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 34.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 49.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.3%
  • Other Races: 4.4%

Jobs for Respiratory Care Therapy Grads in Maryland

1,650 people in the state and 338,170 in the nation are employed in jobs related to respiratory care therapy/therapist.


Wages for Respiratory Care Therapy Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a respiratory care therapy/therapist grad in the state is $61,220, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.


There are 7 colleges in Maryland that offer respiratory care therapy/therapist degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:


Salisbury University

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
8,124 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,756 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,816. 26% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,523 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $24,300 after graduation.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,573 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,242. 28% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,700 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,181 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,750.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,357 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
968 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.00%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year.

Respiratory Care Therapy Careers in MD

Some of the careers respiratory care therapy/therapist majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Respiratory Therapists 10% $68,700
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 8% $61,950

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to respiratory care therapy/therapist.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Medical Radiologic Technology 192
Physician Assistant 182
Emergency Medical Technology 130
Electroneurodiagnostic Technology 82
Surgical Technology 65
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 30
Radiologic Technology 29
Athletic Training 27

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