Each year, in Nevada, an average of 69 students graduate with credentials in respiratory therapy. If you too are interested in a career in respiratory therapy, Nevada has 2 respiratory therapy schools for you to choose from. You can expect to pay an average of $2,010 per year in tuition for a degree in respiratory therapy in Nevada state.
Nevada's largest respiratory therapy school, which is located in Las Vegas, is Pima Medical Institute. In 2009, a reported 60 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from Pima Medical Institute. This was 87% of the total respiratory therapy graduates in Nevada for that year.
A majority of those with a degree in respiratory therapy choose to become respiratory therapists. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for respiratory therapists in Nevada is good. In Nevada, there are currently about 630 respiratory therapists. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 17%, or to 740 respiratory therapists.
As a respiratory therapist in Nevada you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $49,720 per year to more than $88,590 per year. In Nevada, respiratory therapists make an average of $68,660 per year.
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