McKinney has a general population of 54,369 and an overall student population of 24,872. Approximately 24,872 of McKinney's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in McKinney, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Collin County Community College District. In 2010, Collin County Community College District graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in McKinney. If you decide to attend a respiratory therapy school in McKinney, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,069.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in McKinney, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,940 respiratory therapists in Texas, 2,010 were working in the greater McKinney area. The number of respiratory therapists in McKinney is expected 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 McKinney is $53,480 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.