Utica has a total population of 60,651 and a student population of 13,663. Of these students, 6,667 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Utica, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch. In 2010, Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in Utica. Tuition in 2009 at Utica's respiratory therapy schools was $16,664 per year for instate students and $20,014 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Utica-based respiratory therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,654.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Utica, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,210 respiratory therapists in New York, 130 were working in the greater Utica area. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Utica will 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 Utica is $47,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.