Macomb, IL has one respiratory therapy school within its city limits. Western Illinois University has a total student population of 12,679. It is the 1572nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 50th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Respiratory Therapy students from Macomb 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.
Macomb lies in McDonough county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 186,290 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $16.85/hr average worker wage, and a $35,040 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Illinois University ends up costing a student $12,287/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Macomb|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||35.9 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||59.1 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||72.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||94.6 miles|