Bloomington has a general population of 69,291 and an overall student population of 48,301. Approximately 5,906 of Bloomington's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Bloomington's largest respiratory therapy school is Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Respiratory Therapy program at Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in Bloomington in 2010. In 2009 tuition at respiratory therapy schools in Bloomington was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Bloomington.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from respiratory therapy school, you should know that job prospects for respiratory therapists in Bloomington, which is the most popular respiratory therapy profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,960 respiratory therapists in Indiana. Of these respiratory therapists, 80 were working in the greater Bloomington area. The number of respiratory therapists in Bloomington is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Bloomington is $53,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.