With an overall population of 94,996 and a student population of 6,721, approximately 6,227 of Midland students attend one of Midland's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Midland, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Midland College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Midland College with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Midland in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Midland's respiratory therapy schools was $11,125 per year for instate students and $12,115 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,059 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board at Midland-based respiratory therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Midland, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Midland will 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 Midland is $47,040 per year, which is lower than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.