Morristown has a general population of 24,965 and an overall student population of 7,678. Approximately 6,853 of Morristown's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Morristown, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Walters State Community College. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Walters State Community College with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Morristown's respiratory therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,933 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year.
Many respiratory therapy graduates choose to work as respiratory therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Morristown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,250 respiratory therapists in Tennessee, 40 were working in the greater Morristown area. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 9% in Morristown. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
As a respiratory therapist in Morristown, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for respiratory therapists in the state.