With an overall population of 54,514 and a student population of 5,733, approximately 5,659 of Temple students attend one of Temple's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Temple, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Temple College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Temple College with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in Temple in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,800 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,298 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Temple, your job prospects are good. There were 8,940 respiratory therapists working in Texas and 180 working in the greater Temple area in 2010. Temple'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 Temple is $46,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.