Batavia has a general population of 16,256 and an overall student population of 7,615. Approximately 7,208 of Batavia's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Batavia, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Genesee Community College. In 2010, Genesee Community College graduated approximately 21 students from its respiratory therapy program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Batavia's respiratory therapy schools. If you decide to attend a respiratory therapy school in Batavia, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,720.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $985 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Batavia.
If you plan on staying in Batavia after graduating from respiratory therapy school, you should know that job prospects for respiratory therapists in Batavia, which is the most popular respiratory therapy profession, are good. There were 5,210 respiratory therapists working in New York and 70 working in the greater Batavia area in 2010. Batavia's respiratory therapist workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Batavia is $46,290 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.