Sellersburg has a general population of 6,071 and an overall student population of 4,609. Approximately 4,609 of Sellersburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Sellersburg, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-South Central. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-South Central graduated approximately 17 students from its respiratory therapy program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in Sellersburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year.
Many respiratory therapy graduates choose to work as respiratory therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sellersburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 respiratory therapists in Indiana were working in the greater Sellersburg area. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 20% in Sellersburg. 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 Sellersburg is $46,760 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.