Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care Careers

Graduates find employment in a variety of settings including:

  • acute care hospitals
  • sub-acute and long-term care facilities
  • pulmonary function labs
  • sleep centers
  • home care

Starting Wages: $41,400 - $51,100 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


Cedar Valley Sleep Center Waterloo, IA
Harmony House Health Care Center Waterloo, IA
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN
Mercy Medical Centers Many Iowa locations
UnityPoint Hospitals Many Iowa locations
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Many Iowa locations

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Program Advisors

Jamie Bute
Grundy Hall 184
319-296-2329 ext.1919
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Leah Hoffmann
Grundy Hall 184
319-296-2329 ext.1336
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Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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