Mechanicsburg has a general population of 9,042 and an overall student population of 590. Approximately 295 of Mechanicsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Mechanicsburg's largest respiratory therapy school is YTI Career Institute. In 2010, YTI Career Institute graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Mechanicsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 respiratory therapists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Mechanicsburg area. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Mechanicsburg will increase by 16% 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 Mechanicsburg is $57,880 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.