Kenilworth, NJ has sixty-one 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 Kenilworth 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.
Kenilworth lies in Union county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area has 974,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $25.36/hr average worker wage, and a $52,760 average annual salary.
Of the 61 respiratory therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Kenilworth, only 14 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 Kenilworth|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||5.2 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||8.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.8 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||10.9 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||12.3 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||15.4 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||15.6 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||15.8 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||17.5 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||18.4 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||18.4 miles|