Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
The largest sonography school in Dallas, by student population, is Misericordia University. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Misericordia University with credentials in sonography.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in sonography in Dallas in 2010. In 2009 tuition at sonography schools in Dallas was $24,050 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for sonography related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Dallas-based sonography schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you decide to work as a sonographer in Dallas, your job prospects are average. There were 2,200 sonographers working in Pennsylvania and 80 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. Dallas's sonographer workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sonographer in Dallas is $62,540 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for sonographers.