Rochester has a total population of 219,773 and a student population of 56,798. Of these students, 15,445 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Rochester Institute of Technology is the largest ultrasound technician school in Rochester, based on student population. In 2010, Rochester Institute of Technology graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in ultrasound technology from ultrasound technician schools in Rochester in 2010. If you decide to attend a ultrasound technician school in Rochester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,283.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,134 per year, on average, for room and board at Rochester-based ultrasound technician schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Rochester, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,680 ultrasound technicians in New York, 260 were working in the greater Rochester area. The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Rochester will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Rochester is $63,950 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.