Klamath Falls has a general population of 19,462 and an overall student population of 5,200. Approximately 3,915 of Klamath Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Oregon Institute of Technology is the largest ultrasound technician school in Klamath Falls, based on student population. In 2010, Oregon Institute of Technology graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
A total of 59 students graduated with credentials in ultrasound technology from ultrasound technician schools in Klamath Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Klamath Falls's ultrasound technician schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,285 per year in instate tuition and $29,805 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ultrasound technician program in Klamath Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the Klamath Falls-based ultrasound technician schools, you will have an added expense of $8,245 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,970.
After graduating with your credentials in ultrasound technology, if you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Klamath Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 450 ultrasound technicians in Oregon. Of these ultrasound technicians, 40 were working in the greater Klamath Falls area. The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Klamath Falls will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Klamath Falls is $70,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.