Pensacola, FL (population: 52,942) has one respiratory therapy school within its city limits. Pensacola Junior College has a total student population of 11,598. It is the 4558th highest ranked school in the USA and the 259th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Respiratory Therapy students from Pensacola schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Pensacola lies in Escambia county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent area has 152,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,740 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pensacola Junior College ends up costing a student $6,199/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pensacola|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||25.0 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||34.2 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||46.3 miles|