Chicopee has a general population of 54,653 and an overall student population of 1,260. Approximately 1,260 of Chicopee's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
College of Our Lady of the Elms is the largest speech therapy school in Chicopee, based on student population. In 2010, College of Our Lady of the Elms graduated approximately 12 students from its speech therapy program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Chicopee's speech therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,260 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicopee-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
If you decide to work as a speech therapist in Chicopee, your job prospects are average. There were 3,280 speech therapists working in Massachusetts and 370 working in the greater Chicopee area in 2010. Chicopee's speech therapist workforce is projected 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 Chicopee is $67,800 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.
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