SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN RT?
With all the healthcare professions out there, how can you know which one is right for you? Check out the Be An RT website as well as the resources provided by the American Association for Respiratory Care for more information about the amazing respiratory therapy profession. Is it your calling? .
US News and World Report ranked respiratory therapist as #15 on its list of Best Healthcare Jobs.
US News and World Report ranked respiratory therapist as #36 on its list of 100 Best Jobs overall.
US Median Wage
$70,540/year OR $33.91/hour
WI Median Wage
Projected to grow 13% from 2022-2032 or "much faster than average" for all occupations.
80% of all RT's work in hospitals.
Respiratory Therapy Schools in Wisconsin
All Respiratory Therapy schools in Wisconsin offer an Associate Degree and are part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. As such, the Respiratory Therapy Program curriculum at each college is nearly the same which aids in transferability and assures higher quality.
Check out the various RT Programs by clicking on the schools linked below!
All WI RT Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
Visit COARC to learn more about each schools outcomes and accreditation data.