Respiratory Therapy in Delaware

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Schools Offering Respiratory Therapy Programs in Delaware


Around 0.1% of Delaware's graduates graduate from respiratory therapy degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 25 respiratory therapists graduate from Delaware's 2 respiratory therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Delaware that has a respiratory therapy program is Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Georgetown. 14 students graduated with a degree in respiratory therapy from Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens in 2010. Tuition at Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens was $2,942 per year.

Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Delaware that has a respiratory therapy program. It is located in Newark. In 2010, Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington graduated 11 students from its respiratory therapy program. The tuition rate at Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington was $2,942 per year.

Cost

Respiratory therapy schools in Delaware, charge students an average tuition of $2,942 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,942 per year, or as little as $2,942 per year. In 2010, the respiratory therapy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Delaware were:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington - located in Newark, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

The respiratory therapy schools in Delaware that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington - located in Newark, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

A respiratory therapy degree from a Delaware school... what next?

Most people who graduate from respiratory therapy school in Delaware go on to work as a respiratory therapist. In 2010, there were 380 respiratory therapists working in Delaware. The following counties have the largest number of Delaware respiratory therapists:

  1. New Castle County - 310 respiratory therapists
  2. Sussex County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Delaware will grow by 29%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 510 respiratory therapists working in Delaware.

Salary

On average, respiratory therapists earn $59,750 per year. In 2010, however, some Delaware respiratory therapists earned as little as less than $46,830 per year or as much as more than $75,260 per year. The counties in Delaware with the highest average salary for a respiratory therapist are:

  1. New Castle County - $60,140 per year
  2. Sussex County - $59,820 per year

The following counties in Delaware have the lowest average salaries for respiratory therapists:

  1. Sussex County - $59,820 per year
  2. New Castle County - $60,140 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Delaware statistics regarding a career in respiratory therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or allied health.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy in Delaware

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,465 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington Newark DE 9.27065 n/a 7,294
5,443 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens Georgetown DE 11.5377 n/a 4,617
 

Curious what studying Respiratory Therapy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Respiratory Therapists + 380 $59,750 46.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are respiratory therapy related jobs in Delaware