With an overall population of 55,469 and a student population of 14,605, approximately 14,421 of Johnson City students attend one of Johnson City's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Johnson City's largest speech therapy school is East Tennessee State University. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from East Tennessee State University with credentials in speech therapy.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a speech therapy degree in Johnson City. Tuition in 2009 at Johnson City's speech therapy schools was $19,391 per year for instate students and $31,319 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,090 for speech therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Johnson City-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Johnson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,840 speech therapists in Tennessee. Of these speech therapists, 80 were working in the greater Johnson City area. The number of speech therapists in Johnson City is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Johnson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,240 per year. This is higher than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.
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