Rio Grande has a total population of 915 and a student population of 2,266. Of these students, 2,096 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Of the 1 ultrasound technician schools in Rio Grande, the largest ultrasound technology school, by student population, is University of Rio Grande. In 2010, University of Rio Grande graduated approximately 17 students from its ultrasound technology program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree from one of Rio Grande's ultrasound technician schools. If you decide to attend a ultrasound technician school in Rio Grande, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,260.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,462.
After graduating with your credentials in ultrasound technology, if you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Rio Grande, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 ultrasound technicians in Ohio were working in the greater Rio Grande area. The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Rio Grande will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
As an ultrasound technician in Rio Grande, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,410 per year. This is lower than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.