Monmouth, IL has ten respiratory therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the highest ranked school in this group with a respiratory therapy program, has a total student population of 264. It is the 1095th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Respiratory Therapy students from Monmouth 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.
Monmouth lies in Warren 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.
Of the 10 respiratory therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Monmouth, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Ambrose University comes out as the most expensive ($21,089/yr) for respiratory therapy students, with Illinois Central College as the lowest, reported at only $4,505/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Monmouth|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||27.3 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||41.5 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||58.4 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||69.5 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||90.4 miles|