Are you a problem-solver who’s also compassionate, sensitive and personable? Are you ready for a fast-growing health career?
If so, take a look at El Centro’s Respiratory Care Program.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health-related occupations will add the most new jobs to the economy – nearly one-third of the total increase – through 2024. Fourteen of the top 20 fastest-growing jobs listed by America’s CareerOneStop are in health care occupations.
According to America’s CareerOneStop, positions for respiratory care technicians are projected to increase by 31 percent through the coming decade. Respiratory therapists rank 11th of its top 100
fastest-growing jobs requiring at least an associate degree.
Respiratory therapists are listed as a targeted occupation in Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ 2017 top local job openings, showing 1,600 job openings at an average salary of $27.02 an hour. U.S. News and World Report’s Money Careers lists respiratory therapist among its top 25
“best health jobs” through the next decade.
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El Centro College
El Centro College is the only college in DCCCD to offer the Respiratory Care program with the
Program graduates may sit for the entry-level certified respiratory therapist credentialing exam and the advanced practitioners’ registered respiratory therapist exam offered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
Ready to take the first step toward your new career?