With an overall population of 113,866 and a student population of 17,745, approximately 3,154 of Beaumont students attend one of Beaumont's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Lamar Institute of Technology is the largest respiratory therapy school in Beaumont, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Lamar Institute of Technology with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Beaumont's respiratory therapy schools. If you decide to attend a respiratory therapy school in Beaumont, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,356.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year.
Many respiratory therapy graduates choose to work as respiratory therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Beaumont, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,940 respiratory therapists in Texas, 170 were working in the greater Beaumont area. Beaumont's respiratory therapist workforce is projected to increase by 33% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Beaumont is $45,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.