Newark has a general population of 28,547 and an overall student population of 28,560. Approximately 7,294 of Newark's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in Newark, by student population, is Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Respiratory Therapy program at Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Newark in 2010. In 2009 tuition at respiratory therapy schools in Newark was $2,816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Newark.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Newark, your job prospects are good. There were 390 respiratory therapists working in Delaware and 310 working in the greater Newark area in 2010. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Newark will increase by 29% 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 Newark is $59,760 per year, which is lower than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.
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