With an overall population of 75,838 and a student population of 22,941, approximately 9,001 of Wilmington students attend one of Wilmington's schools that offer sonography programs.
The largest sonography school in Wilmington, by student population, is Cape Fear Community College. In 2010, Cape Fear Community College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in sonography.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in sonography from sonography schools in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,737 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,260 for sonography related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Wilmington after graduating from sonography school, you should know that job prospects for sonographers in Wilmington, which is the most popular sonography profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,470 sonographers in North Carolina. Of these sonographers, 50 were working in the greater Wilmington area. By the year 2018, the number of sonographers is expected to increase by 21% in Wilmington. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sonographer in Wilmington is $58,020 per year, which is lower than the average for sonographers state-wide.