According to the most recent data on, the average salary of a Registered Respiratory Therapist (CRT) is $64,092. The salary ranges from $58,240 to $69,686, and varies depending on the workplace and other factors, as shown in the attached chart.

According to the statistics of the N.B.R.C. (National Board of Respiratory Care) ,which administers the RRT licensure exam, 90-100% of St. Augustine College graduates are licensed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and are able to obtain employment. That is a pride for St. Augustine College and an assurance that our graduates can easily obtain employment in this area of the health field. The Respiratory Therapy Program at St. Augustine College is certified by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

St. Augustine College is one of only two institutions in Chicago that offer the Associate Degree in Applied Science of Respiratory Therapy. We are the only institution that also offers the opportunity to start the program without knowing English. In addition, per the prestigious website, St. Augustine College has a 100% acceptance rate. We are a regionally accredited institution and we have a high percentage of graduates.