Gainesville has a total population of 95,447 and a student population of 66,405. Of these students, 15,043 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Gainesville's largest ultrasound technician school is Santa Fe College. In 2010, Santa Fe College graduated approximately 1 students from its ultrasound technology program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree from one of Gainesville's ultrasound technician schools. In 2009 tuition at ultrasound technician schools in Gainesville was $2,031 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies each year.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,730 ultrasound technicians in Florida, 80 were working in the greater Gainesville area. Gainesville's ultrasound technician workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
As an ultrasound technician in Gainesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,480 per year. This is lower than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.