With an overall population of 23,906 and a student population of 5,497, approximately 3,057 of Johnstown students attend one of Johnstown's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Johnstown, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. In 2010, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Johnstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Johnstown's respiratory therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,070 per year in instate tuition and $32,630 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Johnstown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Johnstown-based respiratory therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,534.
If you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Johnstown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,700 respiratory therapists in Pennsylvania, 80 were working in the greater Johnstown area. The number of respiratory therapists in Johnstown 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 Johnstown is $48,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.