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Respiratory Therapy Schools in Memphis, Tennessee

Respiratory Therapy Schools in Memphis, TN

Memphis, Tennessee has 2 respiratory therapy schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in respiratory therapy. Memphis has a general population of 650,100 and an overall student population of 48,230. Approximately 2,134 of Memphis's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.

The largest respiratory therapy school in Memphis, by student population, is Concorde Career College. In 2010, Concorde Career College graduated approximately 33 students from its respiratory therapy program.

A reported 57 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in Memphis in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,730 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Memphis. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Memphis-based respiratory therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,830.

Respiratory Therapy Salaries and Career Outlook in Memphis

Many respiratory therapy graduates choose to work as respiratory therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Memphis, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,250 respiratory therapists in Tennessee. Of these respiratory therapists, 740 were working in the greater Memphis area. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 9% in Memphis. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Memphis is $47,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Respiratory Therapy Degree in Memphis
  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy Classes
  • Respiratory Therapy Courses
  • Respiratory Therapy Training

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  1. 1Concorde Career CollegeConcorde Career College

    Address:
    5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132, Memphis, Tennessee 38137-0132

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Baptist Memorial College of Health SciencesBaptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

    Address:
    1003 Monroe Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree

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