Iselin, NJ has sixty 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 Iselin 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.
Iselin lies in Middlesex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area has 981,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $24.21/hr average worker wage, and a $50,350 average annual salary.
Of the 60 respiratory therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Iselin, only 15 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 Raritan Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,843/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Iselin|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||4.7 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||8.9 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.1 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||11.3 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.4 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||15.2 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||16.6 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||21.1 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||21.3 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||22.4 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||22.8 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||22.8 miles|