Spring has a total population of 36,385 and a student population of 46,596. Of these students, 46,504 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Spring's largest respiratory therapy school is Lone Star College System. In 2010, Lone Star College System graduated approximately 35 students from its respiratory therapy program.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Spring in 2010. In 2009 tuition at respiratory therapy schools in Spring was $1,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Spring.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Spring, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 respiratory therapists in Texas were working in the greater Spring area. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Spring 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 Spring is $54,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.