Sylva has a general population of 2,435 and an overall student population of 2,698. Approximately 2,698 of Sylva's students are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
The largest sonography school in Sylva, by student population, is Southwestern Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Sonography program at Southwestern Community College.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in sonography in Sylva in 2010. In 2009 tuition at sonography schools in Sylva was $1,465 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for sonography related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a sonographer in Sylva, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,470 sonographers in North Carolina, 70 were working in the greater Sylva area. Sylva's sonographer workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sonographer in Sylva is $53,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for sonographers.