Winter Haven has a general population of 26,487 and an overall student population of 10,042. Approximately 9,437 of Winter Haven's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Winter Haven's largest respiratory therapy school is Polk State College. In 2010, Polk State College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in Winter Haven in 2010. In 2009 tuition at respiratory therapy schools in Winter Haven was $2,585 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Winter Haven.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Winter Haven, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,400 respiratory therapists in Florida. Of these respiratory therapists, 170 were working in the greater Winter Haven area. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Winter Haven will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Winter Haven is $48,220 per year, which is lower than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.