Bridgewater has a general population of 6,664 and an overall student population of 10,774. Approximately 10,774 of Bridgewater's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Bridgewater, by student population, is Bridgewater State University. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Bridgewater State University.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy in Bridgewater in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bridgewater's speech therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,473 per year in instate tuition and $26,613 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,203.
Many speech therapy graduates choose to work as speech therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bridgewater, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,280 speech therapists in Massachusetts, 50 were working in the greater Bridgewater area. The number of speech therapists in Bridgewater is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Bridgewater is $66,280 per year, which is lower than the average for speech therapists state-wide.
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