Victoria has a general population of 60,603 and an overall student population of 7,937. Approximately 4,054 of Victoria's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Victoria College is the largest respiratory therapy school in Victoria, based on student population. In 2010, Victoria College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in Victoria in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,070 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,090 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Victoria after graduating from respiratory therapy school, you should know that job prospects for respiratory therapists in Victoria, which is the most popular respiratory therapy profession, are good. In 2010, of the 8,940 respiratory therapists in Texas, 100 were working in the greater Victoria area. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 33% in Victoria. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
As a respiratory therapist in Victoria, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for respiratory therapists in the state.