San Diego, California has 2 respiratory therapy schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in respiratory therapy. San Diego has a total population of 1,223,400 and a student population of 111,071. Of these students, 1,965 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in San Diego, by student population, is California College-San Diego. In 2010, California College-San Diego graduated approximately 114 students from its respiratory therapy program.
A reported 162 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in San Diego in 2010.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in San Diego, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,400 respiratory therapists in California. Of these respiratory therapists, 940 were working in the greater San Diego area. San Diego's respiratory therapist workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
As a respiratory therapist in San Diego, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,330 per year. This is lower than the average salary for respiratory therapists in the state.
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