With an overall population of 6,368 and a student population of 3,363, approximately 3,363 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Hillsboro's largest respiratory therapy school is Southern State Community College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Southern State Community College with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in Hillsboro. In 2009 tuition at respiratory therapy schools in Hillsboro was $3,390 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Hillsboro.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,310 respiratory therapists in Ohio. Of these respiratory therapists, 210 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The number of respiratory therapists in Hillsboro is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Hillsboro is $46,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.