With an overall population of 4,825 and a student population of 3,044, approximately 3,044 of Montevallo students attend one of Montevallo's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
University of Montevallo is the largest speech therapy school in Montevallo, based on student population. In 2010, University of Montevallo graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in speech therapy.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy in Montevallo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Montevallo's speech therapy schools was $16,091 per year for instate students and $22,631 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a speech therapy program in Montevallo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Montevallo-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,910.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Montevallo, your job prospects are good. There were 1,040 speech therapists working in Alabama and 260 working in the greater Montevallo area in 2010. The government projects that the number of speech therapists in Montevallo will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Montevallo is $57,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.
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