Gallatin has a total population of 23,230 and a student population of 8,430. Of these students, 8,430 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in Gallatin, by student population, is Volunteer State Community College. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Volunteer State Community College with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in Gallatin. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,929 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Gallatin.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Gallatin, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 respiratory therapists in Tennessee were working in the greater Gallatin area. The number of respiratory therapists in Gallatin is expected to increase by 9% 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 Gallatin is $50,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.