Winter Haven has a total population of 26,487 and a student population of 10,042. Of these students, 9,437 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Polk State College is the largest ultrasound technician school in Winter Haven, based on student population. In 2010, Polk State College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree from one of Winter Haven's ultrasound technician schools. If you decide to attend a ultrasound technician school in Winter Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,585.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 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 Winter Haven, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 43 ultrasound technicians in Florida were working in the greater Winter Haven area. The number of ultrasound technicians in Winter Haven is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Winter Haven is $54,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.