Hoboken, NJ (population: 41,307) has fifty-four respiratory therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a respiratory therapy program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
Respiratory Therapy students from Hoboken 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.
Hoboken lies in Hudson county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary.
Of the 54 respiratory therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Hoboken, only 18 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr) for respiratory therapy students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hoboken|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||2.6 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||3.3 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||3.5 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||4.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||6.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||7.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||8.8 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.1 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||12.5 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||12.5 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||13.1 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||13.5 miles|