Seattle has a general population of 563,374 and an overall student population of 95,293. Approximately 45,943 of Seattle's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Seattle, by student population, is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from University of Washington-Seattle Campus with credentials in speech therapy.
In 2010, 107 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Seattle's speech therapy schools. If you decide to attend one of Seattle's speech therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,445 per year in instate tuition and $37,120 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,693 per year, on average, for room and board at Seattle-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,496.
If you decide to work as a speech therapist in Seattle, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 speech therapists in Washington State were working in the greater Seattle area. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 18% in Seattle. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Seattle is $72,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.
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