There are 2 speech therapy schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 42,977 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Of the 2 speech therapy schools in Philadelphia, the largest speech therapy school, by student population, is Temple University. In 2010, Temple University graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in speech therapy.
A total of 129 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy from speech therapy schools in Philadelphia in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Philadelphia's speech therapy schools was $35,374 per year for instate students and $40,309 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $750 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,625.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,550 speech therapists in Pennsylvania, 1,040 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The number of speech therapists in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Philadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.
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