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List of Industries Employing Respiratory Therapists

The following industries employ Respiratory Therapists ,  SOC Code  29-1126  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Associate degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals  (NAICS 622100 ) 10,100 10,800 700
Nursing Care Facilities  (NAICS 623100 ) 1,300 1,700 400
Other Hospitals  (NAICS 622300 ) 700 900 200
Offices of Physicians  (NAICS 621100 ) 500 700 200
Outpatient Care Centers  (NAICS 621400 ) 500 800 300
Home Health Care Services  (NAICS 621600 ) 500 900 400
Employment Services  (NAICS 561300 ) 300 400 100
Health and Personal Care Stores  (NAICS 446000 ) 300 400 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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