With an overall population of 52,767 and a student population of 8,927, approximately 6,233 of Frederick students attend one of Frederick's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Frederick, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Frederick Community College. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Frederick Community College with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Frederick in 2010. If you decide to attend a respiratory therapy school in Frederick, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,631.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Frederick, your job prospects are good. There were 1,790 respiratory therapists working in Maryland and 300 working in the greater Frederick area in 2010. Frederick's respiratory therapist workforce is projected to increase by 27% 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 Frederick is $77,020 per year, which is higher than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.