With an overall population of 140,030 and a student population of 32,761, approximately 14,749 of Hayward students attend one of Hayward's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Of the 1 speech therapy schools in Hayward, the largest speech therapy school, by student population, is California State University-East Bay. Approximately 66 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-East Bay with credentials in speech therapy.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy from speech therapy schools in Hayward in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Hayward's speech therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,931 per year in instate tuition and $32,091 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,734 for speech therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,218 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,992.
Many speech therapy graduates choose to work as speech therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hayward, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,600 speech therapists in California, 610 were working in the greater Hayward area. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 16% in Hayward. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Hayward is $82,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.