Upper Marlboro has a general population of 648 and an overall student population of 13,685. Approximately 13,685 of Upper Marlboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in Upper Marlboro, by student population, is Prince George's Community College. In 2010, Prince George's Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its respiratory therapy program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Upper Marlboro's respiratory therapy schools. In 2009 tuition at respiratory therapy schools in Upper Marlboro was $3,146 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $794 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year.
Many respiratory therapy graduates choose to work as respiratory therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Upper Marlboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,790 respiratory therapists in Maryland, 1,020 were working in the greater Upper Marlboro area. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 27% in Upper Marlboro. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
As a respiratory therapist in Upper Marlboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,840 per year. This is lower than the average salary for respiratory therapists in the state.