With an overall population of 205,727 and a student population of 32,948, approximately 10,291 of Fort Wayne students attend one of Fort Wayne's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast is the largest respiratory therapy school in Fort Wayne, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Respiratory Therapy program at Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in Fort Wayne. If you decide to attend a respiratory therapy school in Fort Wayne, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
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 Fort Wayne.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Fort Wayne, your job prospects are good. There were 2,960 respiratory therapists working in Indiana and 220 working in the greater Fort Wayne area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 20% in Fort Wayne. 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 Fort Wayne is $51,290 per year, which is higher than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.